What kind of knowledge gets deposited in textbooks?

@inproceedings{Longo2000WhatKO,
  title={What kind of knowledge gets deposited in textbooks?},
  author={Bernadette Longo},
  booktitle={SIGDOC},
  year={2000}
}
This paper explores how technical writing participates in estimates of value, based on its historical roots in mining and metallurgy going back to T. A. Rickard's first technical writing textbook published in 1908. The paper extends this exploration to include influences on Rickard's understanding of technical writing's social function, such as classical… CONTINUE READING