RE: The Challenger and Tech Comm (was: The Columbia)

Subject: RE: The Challenger and Tech Comm (was: The Columbia)
From: "David Downing" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 10:59:56 -0500


Another variation on this that I encountered was being told to read all
the memos, reports, etc., involved, but not being told what they were
referring to. I think the idea was to get us thinking "What big
important conclusion could possibly be contained in all this stuff,"
then spring it on us.

-----Original Message-----
From: Beth Westbrook [mailto:dew -at- austin -dot- rr -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 12:30 PM
Subject: The Challenger and Tech Comm (was: The Columbia)


On Tue, 4 Feb 2003 10:17:31 -0700, "J. Ressler"
<JRessler -at- ewa-denver -dot- com> wrote:

>Anyhow, in
>our first class the prof handed us a packet of paper and said "This is
why
>technical communication is important."

I've encountered it 3 or 4 times in my graduate studies, each time
from a different scholar, including a professor from the U where I
received my B.A. and the Tufte example cited earlier.


-Beth Westbrook

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