Balancing Institutional Demands with Effective Practice: A Lesson in Curricular and Professional Development

Rochelle Rodrigo, Cristina D Ramirez

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Abstract

Online writing courses have developed in importance to meet student learning and institutional expectations; over time, a controversy about training online instructors and building sustainable programs has emerged. This article relates training demands within the University of Arizona’s Writing Program and development of an online professional & technical writing certificate. The article proposes training instructors with master courses and building a sustained program through a participatory design to create a professional and integrated environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)314-328
Number of pages15
JournalTechnical Communication Quarterly
Volume26
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 3 2017

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Keywords

  • Master course
  • online training
  • online writing instruction
  • participatory design
  • sustainability

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  • Education
  • Communication

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Balancing Institutional Demands with Effective Practice : A Lesson in Curricular and Professional Development. / Rodrigo, Rochelle; Ramirez, Cristina D.

In: Technical Communication Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 3, 03.07.2017, p. 314-328.

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