STC Conference: Teresa Lipus, Snake River chapter, Southern Idaho and Eastern Oregon
Duration: 5 min.
Teresa shares her reaction to the new definition of technical communication, and reflects on Saul Carliner's panel question, “What are we?” She talks about the problems associated with defining such a diverse group of communicators, and also gives tips for editing with tact.
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