Transformations in technical communication pedagogy: engineering, writing, and the ABET engineering criteria 2000

@inproceedings{Williams2000TransformationsIT,
  title={Transformations in technical communication pedagogy: engineering, writing, and the ABET engineering criteria 2000},
  author={Julia M. Williams},
  booktitle={SIGDOC},
  year={2000}
}
Recent transformations in engineering education accreditation have shifted emphasis away from simple counting of required courses to a focus on the documentation of student learning outcomes. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology's (ABET) Engineering Criteria 2000 (EC 2000) demands that engineering programs show evidence of eleven skills in their students. Only five of these skills relate to a student's technical abilities. The remaining six define what have been called "soft… CONTINUE READING
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