Society for Technical Communication

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  • Technical Writing Vs Technical Communication

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    professional communication has been repeatedly redefined to accommodate the contemporary trends, methods and changes that communication in the corporate world has witnessed. Many of the theories in professional communication are derived from traditional communication, technical writing, rhetorical theory and ethics. According to Julia Wood (2004), communication is “a systemic process in which individuals interact with and through symbols to create and interpret meanings.” A technical communicator

  • Personal Reflection Of Technical Writing

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    To: Dr. Dianne Pearman From: Whitney Wallace Date: August 3, 2017 Re: Personal reflection of Technical Writing memo While thinking back over the past weeks and reviewing my assignments, activities and instructor feedback, I am confident I have gained knowledge that will be beneficial to me in both my continued education as well as my professional career. Enrolling in this class I was unclear as to what to expect, but within the first weekly assignment I could understand the benefits it would

  • National Honor Society Personal Statement

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    different school has allowed me to become familiar with technical communication in a multitude of ways, whether it is in the work place or school related. Being vice president of the national honor society, being a barista at Peet’s coffee shop, and with being fluent in multiple languages I have used technical communication to encourage people to “take action” in a multitude of ways. Whether it was influencing people to join the national honors society or trying to get customers to buy a new coffee drink

  • The Importance Of A Socio Technical System

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    Introduction The purpose of this article is to emphasize the importance of a socio-technical system (STS) to the overall growth of the organization. In this case an examination of the ALCAN organization. This company is a global enterprise which has over 68,000 employees, and operating facilities in 61 countries. The organization take in over 23 billion US dollars in 2006 from its four major business groups (Primary Metal, Engineered Products, Packaging and Bauxite & Alumina-Dube, Bernier, &

  • Essay on 3 Key Aspects of the Anaesthetic Nurse Role

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    preoperative checklist and team briefings to prevent or decrease communication failures (Lingard et al. 2008). In fact, the World Health Organization has standardised a surgical safety list (appendix 1) that through effective communication ensures the right patient, right procedure and the necessary steps/actions are guaranteed (World Health Organization 2008). On the other hand, although a team briefing is not a requirement it enhances communication and teamwork and highlights possible issues that can be

  • Higher Education At The Liberal Arts

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    All types of education, whether technical or liberal, possess their own inherent merit. The distinction between the two lies in the spectrum of a particular study’s application. A higher education in any study should be encouraged because more knowledgeable individuals benefit both society and themselves through the continuation of their education. The value of one type of education does not negate the value of another. In today’s society technical studies, that is studies with a direct application

  • Technical Writing And Creative Writing

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    brain is used for technical writing and the right side is used for creative writing (Patel). Technical writing is used in the fields of science, engineering, technology and the health sciences (Nordquist). Creative writing is used in novels, poems, epics, short stories, screenplays, songs, television scripts, etc. (YourDictionary). Although they have some minor similarities, the differences between Technical writing and Creative writing are clear. Technical Writing Background Technical writing is used

  • Characteristics Of A Bureaucracy

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    As society has grown over the years, people have continued to group themselves together in unique ways to accomplish certain goals. One of these formal groups, studied and named by Max Weber, is called a bureaucracy (Larkin, 2015). A bureaucracy is defined as “A type of formal organization, most often a governmental organization made up of nonelected members, the constituent parts of which are integrated to accomplish a specific goal, task, or production outcome in the most efficient manner” (Larkin

  • Upgrading Data Communication At The Classroom

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    Upgrading data communication in the classroom would be an appropriate technological advantage because research indicates that broadband and cloud computing are transforming education. The outdated teaching tools that we grew up with (i.e. chalkboards and hardback books) are now being replaced with interactive digital content delivered through high-speed broadband using blackboard and e-books. This means elementary school students can explore the surface of the sun through high-definition video as

  • Importance Of Writing In Engineering

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    Engineering program flow chart, there are no requirements for writing, however, writing 2010 is a recommended General education course. This class is a class about rhetorical analysis and technical writing which is something that is essential to engineering. K.C said he took “a couple of elective classes (technical writing and topics in the history of

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