Re: Definition of Sci/Tech Commun

Subject: Re: Definition of Sci/Tech Commun
From: "Bonnie Nestor (NESTORM -at- FEDC04 -dot- FED -dot- ORNL -dot- GOV" <nestorm -at- FEDC04 -dot- FED -dot- ORNL -dot- GOV>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 1994 14:47:46 GMT

Joseph Little gives us a definition:

>Scientific and technical communication (STC) is the science of
>transmitting, with the least amount of distortion, a scientific
>or technical topic from a knowledgelable source to an intended
>audience. The goal of STC, therefore, is to accurately educate
>an audience on a given scientific or technical topic in the
>most usable manner.

I don't believe that scientific and technical communication is a
My strong personal belief is that it's a black art.

Bonnie Nestor
mnj -at- ornl -dot- gov
Disclaimer: Don't be ridiculous. If these were official opinions,
I wouldn't be allowed anywhere near them.

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