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Mentoring in Technical Communication:

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Reports on an online survey of 158 technical communication teachers who were asked about their experiences with mentoring

Finds a divergence between the academic mentor's experiences in mentoring and previously reported research on the protégée's mentoring experiences

Argues that risks are inherent in mentoring and proposes a new model that acknowledges them

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2009-08-01

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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.
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