Call for Survey Volunteers

Subject: Call for Survey Volunteers
From: "Heather Iacobacci-Miller" <hriacobacci -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:06:46 -0500

My name is Heather Iacobacci-Miller. I am a grad student in the
Professional and Technical Writing program at the University of Arkansas at
Little Rock. I am attempting to complete my thesis (currently titled "The
Perils of the Lone Tech Writer").

I am in need of volunteers to complete a survey to help me out. I am
interested in learning about the job experiences of technical
writers/communicators (even if this was not the exact title of your

I am hoping to find out about tech writers' expectations and employers'
expectations and how they may mesh or clash. Additionally, how do these
expectations shape the job duties/functions of the writer? How do (or can)
the expectations shape the profession itself?

There will be an initial questionnaire that is fairly general. From there,
I will choose volunteers to complete a more in-depth survey via the phone.

If you are interested, please do the following:

1. Complete the attached consent form

fax Attn. Dr. Kuralt (501-569-8279)
scan to PDF and email to hriacobacci -at- gmail -dot- com

2. Complete the initial questionnaire and email back to me.

Please contact me with any questions.

Heather Iacobacci-Miller
hriacobacci -at- gmail -dot- com

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