Technical communicators must learn to use communication technology as it becomes available and practical for our work. A technical scriptwriting course offers the skills to exploit the video and multimedia capabilities of new technologies. More importantly, such a course encourages
technical communication students to reevaluate ethical, design, and creative issues in the face of an unfamiliar medium and future applications. The authors offer a technical scriptwriting course design that develops a repertoire of skills that are useful in several media and discuss the results
of implementing that design.
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication date: August 1, 1995
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Technical Communication, the Society's journal, publishes articles about the practical application of technical communication theory and serves as a common arena for discussion by practitioners. Technical Communication includes both quantitative and qualitative research while showcasing the work of some of the field's most noteworthy writers. Among its most popular features are the helpful book reviews. Technical Communication is published quarterly and is free with membership.