Beyond skill building: Challenges facing technical communication teachers in the computer age

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Abstract

By examining computer-related courses and faculty rationales for offering such courses, this article broadly examines how and why we commonly use computers in technical communication classrooms, and in what ways our current instruction may or may not move beyond skill building to include literacy and humanistic issues. It then broadly outlines three pedagogical challenges that lie ahead as we use computer technologies to support our teaching efforts over this decade and during the next century.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-390
Number of pages26
JournalTechnical Communication Quarterly
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1994

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