Social media in professional, technical, and scientific communication programs

@article{Miller2020SocialMI,
  title={Social media in professional, technical, and scientific communication programs},
  author={Jennifer Roth Miller and Brandy Dieterle and Jennifer deWinter and Stephanie Vie},
  journal={Communication Design Quarterly Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={8},
  pages={19 - 34}
}
This article reports on the results of a research study supported by a CPTSC research grant that analyzed programmatic use of social media in professional, technical, and scientific communication programs (TPCs). This mixed-methods study included a survey of TPC program administrators (n = 29), an inventory of TPCs' social media account use (n = 70), and an inventory of TPCs' course offerings that included social media (n = 27). Results showed that programmatic use of social media requires… 
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