RE: Status of the Technical Writer

Subject: RE: Status of the Technical Writer
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 11:33:21 -0400

What are "instructional and informational tools"?

What about tech writing that's unrelated to goods, services, or

And then there's that whole "auditory" thing...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Borokowski
> Sent: Friday, June 08, 2007 11:14 AM
> To: 'Techwr-l'
> Subject: Re: Status of the Technical Writer
> I'm glad they're doing this. It's overdue. Here's my
> proposed definition:
> 27-nnnn Technical Communicators
> Develop and design instructional and informational
> tools needed to assure safe, easy, proper and complete
> use of technical goods and services. Over the life of
> a product, utilize knowledge of user needs to shape
> design toward usability and communicability. Combine
> multimedia knowledge and strong communication skills
> with technical expertise to educate across the entire
> spectrum of users' abilities, technical experience,
> and visual and auditory capabilities.

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Re: Status of the Technical Writer: From: John Garison
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