International Dimensions of Technical Communication

Subject: International Dimensions of Technical Communication
From: Paul David Marvel <marvel -at- BRAHMS -dot- UDEL -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 1994 14:29:33 -0500

Recent messages regarding international issues led me to this
plug for a project I'm working on.

Debby Andrews, University of Delaware, is compiling an
anthology for the STC, _International Dimensions of Technical
Communication_, to be published later this year. This anthology
focuses on cultural, linguistic, and technological issues facing
the international technical communicator. A tentative list of
authors and their contributions follows:

Deborah C. Andrews, General Editor, "Introduction"

Rae Gorin Cook (Gorin Communications) "Defining and Resolving
Cultural-Linguistic Barriers to International Personnel in US
Business and Technology"

Linda Driskill (Jones School of Management, Rice University)
"Collaborating Across International Borders: Managing Change,
Changing our Perspectives"

Anne Eisenberg (Polytechnic University, New York), "English and
the International Language of Science"

Keith Elliott (SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany) "A Layered Approach to
Translating Online Documentation"

Charlene Johnson Forslund (Battelle, Seattle) "Audience Analysis
in Creating Pictorial Messages for Nonreaders"

Debbe Krape (University of Delaware) "International
Collaboration: A Case Study"

WandaJane Phillips (International Development Research Centre,
Ottawa, Canada) "The IDRC Strategy for Translating Computer

Ingrid Ratsep (West Chester PA), "The Heifer Project in Estonia:
A Model of International Communication in Agriculture"

Lil Rodman (University of British Columbia) "New Paradigms for a
New Nation: Some Observations on Business and Technical
Communication in Latvia"

Jan M Ulijn (Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands)
"Cultural Rewriting: Experimental Evidence from French and Dutch
Technical Documents"


Paul D. Marvel Debby Andrews
Associate Editor or General Editor
marvel -at- brahms -dot- udel -dot- edu dandrews -at- brahms -dot- udel -dot- edu

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