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Title Innovative approaches to teaching technical communication / edited by Tracy Bridgeford, Karla Saari Kitalong, Dickie Selfe.

Imprint Logan : Utah State University Press, 2004.
Publication Info. 2004


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Description 1 online resource (360 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-351) and index.
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Contents 1. The status of service in learning -- 2. Breaking viewing habits: using a self-conscious, participatory approach in the ITV classroom -- 3. Bilingual professional writing: an option for success -- 4. Examining discipline-specific instruction in technical communication -- 5. Technical writing, service learning, and a rearticulation of research, teaching, and service -- 6. Note toward a "reflective instrumentalism": a collaborative look at curricular revision in Clemson University's MAPC program -- 7. Story time: teaching technical communication as a narrative way of knowing -- 8. Hypermediating the resume -- 9. Using role-plays to teach technical communication -- 10. Who are the users: media representations as audience-analysis teaching tools -- 11. What's up, Doc? approaching medicine as a cultural institution in the technical communication classroom by studying the discourses of standard and alternative cancer treatments -- 12. Learning with students: technology autobiographies in the classroom -- 13. A pedagogical framework for faculty-student research and public service in technical communication -- 14. At the nexus of theory and practice: guided, critical reflection for learning beyond the classroom in technical communication -- 15. (Re)connecting theory and practice: academics collaborating with workplace professionals-the NIU/Chicaol Chapter STC Institute for Professional Development -- 16. Making connections in secondary education: document exchange between technical writing classes and high school English classes -- 17. Ongoing research and responsive curricula in the two-year college -- 18. Extreme pedagogies: teaching in partnership, teaching at a distance.
INTRODUCTION Innovative Approaches to Teaching Technical Communication; PART ONE Pedagogical Perspectives; PART TWO Pedagogical Practices; PART THREE Pedagogical Partnerships; ENDNOTES; REFERENCES; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Summary Innovative Approaches to Teaching Technical Communication offers a variety of activities, projects, and approaches to energize pedagogy in technical communication and to provide a constructive critique of current practice. A practical collection, the approaches recommended here are readily adaptable to a range of technological and institutional contexts, as well as being theoretically grounded and pedagogically sound.
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System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Language English.
Subject Communication of technical information -- Study and teaching.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Communication Studies.
Communication of technical information -- Study and teaching. (OCoLC)fst00870319
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Added Author Bridgeford, Tracy, 1960-
Kitalong, Karla Saari, 1952-
Selfe, Dickie, 1951-
Other Form: Print version: Innovative approaches to teaching technical communication. Logan : Utah State University Press, 2004 (DLC) 2003021185
ISBN 0874214920 (electronic bk.)
9780874214925 (electronic bk.)
0874215749 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780874215748 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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