Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"

Subject: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:06:53 -0700

Because history.

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED478117.pdf

http://www.msubillings.edu/cotfaculty/fullon/_notes/History%20of%20Technical%20Communication%20%282%29.pdf

See also "The Rise of Technical Writing Instruction in America" by R.
J. Connors.

On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 3:46 PM, Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> ... I'm puzzled by the insistence that the profession started only in
> 1947, or 1951, or whatever. People have been doing it for much longer
> than that. Why not embrace the reality of it?
>
> --Rick Lippincott
>
> On 3/23/16, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
>> Since the title of this discussion is, "Surviving the Dying Career of
>> Technical Writing," I'd say that here at least, it's about the jobs.
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References:
RE: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Rick Lippincott
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: mbaker
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Rick Lippincott

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