Technical and business communication in two-year programs

W. Keats Sparrow, Nell Ann Pickett, Diana C. Reep
1984 IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication  
Preface and Scientifk Communication, should help teachers understand students ftom technology and business and teach coUrses that satisfy the writing needs of those students.4 Several special features should be especially heti:4110 teachers of work-related writing courses. For example, since l'eacb item was written especially for this book by practicing teachers or writers, the material offers fresh, realistic viewpoints on central issues. Moreover, principal assignments in freshman and
more » ... e courses in technical and business writing are, given primary emphasis. And the book ends with an extensive, upto-date bibliography divided into professional organizations, institutes and workshops, journals, teacher preparation material', textbooks for lower division courses, and standard reference works:--virtually all the resources needed by developing teachers. Finally, because of their multidisciplinary orientation, many f the selections can also serve as resources for teachers in writingacross-the-curriculum programs. These special features should provide teachers in two-year programs with welcome assistance in the teaching of career-related writing. And Lie contagious enthusiasm foand in these selections ought to encourage teachers to continue growing as professionals in the field of technical and business communication.
doi:10.1109/tpc.1984.6448773 fatcat:owgxlbhhizgwxaehghhsftp7am