STC Academic SIG - SIGs on Parade

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Presentation of the STC Academic SIG, as part of the Carolina Chapter's SIGs on Parade webinar. See http://www.stc-carolina.org/2010-11-18+SIGs+on+Parade for details.

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STC Academic SIG - SIGs on Parade

  1. 1.  The Academic Community supports the professional responsibilities of STC members worldwide who work as educators and researchers in colleges and universities. Those responsibilities involve areas of curriculum design, current practices in technical communication, research and research funding, and academic workplace, recruitment, and professional issues.  The Academic Community actively seeks support opportunities in existing initiatives—mentoring, research, conference attendance, publication—in education and research in the field of technical communication, especially those in other professional organizations, that involve the productive interaction of practitioners and academics.
  2. 2.  “People who understand what you do, and who try to help you do it.” -Cindy Pao  “The greatest benefit of the Academic SIG membership is the possibility of networking with academics who are also interested in the practitioner's world.” -Nancy Coppola, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  3. 3. Be a leader in the field of technical communication Maintain a bridge between those who practice and those who teach technical communication Research and collaborate through a new partnership program Present at the annual conference
  4. 4.  AC Student Poster Competition at STC 2007
  5. 5. Website http://www.stc-ac.org Questions? Please contact Pam Brewer at brewerpe@appstate.edu or Tommy Barker at thomas.barker@ttu.edu
  6. 6. Website http://www.stc-ac.org Questions? Please contact Pam Brewer at brewerpe@appstate.edu or Tommy Barker at thomas.barker@ttu.edu

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