Re: Tech Writing Programs

Subject: Re: Tech Writing Programs
From: Christina Downs <DOWNS -at- SERVICEWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 1999 10:04:18 -0500

I hope this will be helpful in your search of input for designing a
technical writing program.

I am currently in a Professional Writing program at Carnegie Mellon
University (Pittsburgh, PA). I heard from one professor that CMU's
professional and technical writing program is among the top 3 in the
country, but I'm unsure of the precise source of this information.

Here are 2 URLs (the first is the CMU home page, and the 2nd takes you
directly to the English department page):

If you don't find the information you need there, then I'm sure someone in
the English department would be willing to talk with you to provide more
details. Everyone I (as a student) have dealt with has been extremely
helpful! Good luck!

Christina M. Downs
Technical Writer, Content Development
ServiceWare, Inc., Oakmont, PA
412-826-1158 X225
E-mail: downs -at- serviceware -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Ace [SMTP:mark -at- ACE1 -dot- COM]
> Sent: Thursday, February 04, 1999 5:32 PM
> Subject: Re: Tech Writing Programs
> Our local chapter of the STC works with the local schools to refine
> their educational offerings in the profession. I bet your local STC
> chapter could do the same. Also, try to connect with Professor Tracy
> Dillon here at Portland State University (Oregon). He has set up a
> strong program here and might have some advice. Email:
> tracy -at- nh1 -dot- nh -dot- pdx -dot- edu
> Mark Ace
> Ace Communications, Inc.
> 503-626-1997
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Technical Writers List; for all Technical Communication issues
> [mailto:TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU]On Behalf Of Peter Shea (USF)
> Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 1999 1:55 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Tech Writing Programs
> Hi folks, I'm Peter Shea, a technical writing teacher at the
> University of
> South Florida in Tampa.
> Here at USF, we are interested in creating a first-rate tech writing
> program. Any suggestions or input as to what we should include or how
> we
> should design such a program would be welcome.
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