7 edition of The practice of technical and scientific communication found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Jean A. Lutz and C. Gilbert Storms.|
|Series||ATTW contemporary studies in technical communication ;, v. 4|
|Contributions||Lutz, Jean A., Storms, C. Gilbert.|
|LC Classifications||T11 .P73 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 309 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||309|
|ISBN 10||1567503616, 1567503624|
|LC Control Number||97030772|
The Practice of Technical and Scientific Communication is a detailed description of the work done by technical and scientific communicators in a variety of professional settings. It is designed mainly as an educational and career planning tool for students preparing for careers in technical communication. 5 Building the Knowledge Base for Effective Science Communication. As science and technology have become increasingly embedded in every aspect of modern life, recognition of the need for effective communication of science to the public and policy makers has grown.
In , she published a book, The Practice of Technical and Scientific Communication: Writing in Professional Contexts, co-edited with C. Gilbert Storms. Her current research interests include gender and writing processes and research in medical rhetorics. W members worldwide, the STC is the largest professional organization serving the scientific and technical communication profession. In coordination with the STC-ETC, the English department awards the J. Paul Blakely Scholarship, which recognizes excellence in the areas of technical communication and science writing. A minor in Technical and Scientific Communication is available from the English Department for N.C. State students, except Language, Writing and Rhetoric (LWR) English majors, who are interested in supplementing their studies in technical, scientific, or other academic fields with strong writing and communication skills.
Technical communication is very important for practical applications of science, for learning the mechanics in technology, for promoting technological research, and for the training of technologists. The primary training and interests of engineering students lie in technical areas. Technical English is a four-level course for students in technical or vocational education, and for company employees in training at work. It covers the core language and skills that students need to communicate successfully in all technical and industrial specialisations. The Scientific and Technical Communication (STC) Advisory Board is a select group of working professionals, crucial partners in the STC Program's commitment to reciprocity with the workplace. Comprised of writers, designers, digital media and video specialists, and engineers, some of whom are graduates of the Program, board members offer advice.
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