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Cripps, Michael J. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2011
Single sourcing through a content management system (CMS) is altering technical communication practices in many organizations, including institutions of higher education. Open source software (OSS) solutions are currently among the most popular content management platforms adopted by colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. The…
Descriptors: Technical Writing, Public Colleges, Case Studies, Open Source Technology
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Northcut, Kathryn M.; Brumberger, Eva R. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2010
Technical communicators are expected to work extensively with visual texts in workplaces. Fortunately, most academic curricula include courses in which the skills necessary for such tasks are introduced and sometimes developed in depth. We identify a tension between a focus on technological skill vs. a focus on principles and theory, arguing that…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Visual Literacy, Theory Practice Relationship, Design