Re: STC is broken

Subject: Re: STC is broken
From: Beth Agnew <Beth -dot- Agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:44:52 -0400

If that is all the STC ever did for us, it would be HUGE. If the
organization got a whole lot better at PR and in addition to the stated
role of advocating for the members, promoting the profession as well, I
think all the other things such as attendance at meetings would take
care of themselves.

What other professions do you know of that have such a direct impact on
daily life in so many industries, but where the public at large, not to
mention those employing us, have so llittle concept of what we do? Our
exact role in projects is supposed to be relatively transparent to the
user, but our presence in the workforce should not be.

Beth Agnew, Professor
Co-ordinator, Technical Communication Program
Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
Toronto, ON.

Rob Hudson wrote:

>... As I recall one of the purposes of the STC was to convince the world at large that
>technical communicators are strategic members of the workforce and deserve their own professional and academic merit as such.


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