This course surveys scholarship in the field of technical communication. Research examined includes theoretical works, scholarship drawn from the empirical study of particular sites, and practically-oriented publications (designed to address issues of relevance for practicing professionals). Prerequisite: enrollment in a graduate program.Prerequisite: Graduate status. Note: Formerly known as WRIT 671. TCID 671 is restricted to graduate students admitted into the Master of Technical Communication program; contact Dr. Victoria Sadler at Victoria.email@example.com for more information.
4 Graduate credits
Effective May 4, 2021 to August 14, 2022
- Familiarize themselves with the rich academic and professional literature of technical communication
- Practice locating, evaluating, and using technical communication literature
- Challenge the major theoretical underpinnings of the field
- Understand how scholarship impacts practitioners as well as the very real way that practice influences scholarship
- Undertake advanced theoretical research in an effort to expand, explore, or enhance the field of technical communication