ERIC Number: ED172264
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Teaching Technical Writing and Editing -- In-House Programs That Work. Anthology Series No. 5.
Shaw, James G., Ed.
The 12 articles in this publication provide indepth treatment of important aspects of in-house training programs for technical writing and editing. The articles deal with the following topics: the value of an in-house writing course, teaching in industry, developing an in-house writing course for engineers and scientists, a new approach to teaching writing in industry, teaching writing in private industry, industrial training of technical writers, an advanced in-house course in technical writing, a cure for writer's cramp in engineers, the editors' workshop program at General Motors Research Laboratories, the "pro's" of in-house teaching and how to offset the "con's," and how to make an in-house writing course enjoyable. An epilogue summarizes the main points to be considered in training young engineers and scientists to write effectively. (FL)
Descriptors: Editing, Engineers, Guides, Industrial Training, Inplant Programs, Instructional Programs, Job Skills, Program Descriptions, Scientists, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Writing Skills
Society for Technical Writing, 815-15th Street, Northwest, Suite 506, Washington, D.C. ($15.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Technical Communication, Washington, DC.