Communication Patterns of Engineers / Edition 1

Communication Patterns of Engineers / Edition 1

by Carol Tenopir, Donald W. King
     
 

ISBN-10: 047148492X

ISBN-13: 9780471484929

Pub. Date: 01/09/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Communication Patterns of Engineers brings together, summarizes, and analyzes the research on how engineers communicate, presenting benchmark data and identifying gaps in the existing research. Written by two renowned experts in this area, the text:

  • Compares engineering communication patterns with those of science and medicine
  • Offers

Overview

Communication Patterns of Engineers brings together, summarizes, and analyzes the research on how engineers communicate, presenting benchmark data and identifying gaps in the existing research. Written by two renowned experts in this area, the text:

  • Compares engineering communication patterns with those of science and medicine
  • Offers information on improving engineering communication skills, including the use of communication tools to address engineering departments' concerns about the inadequacies of communication by engineers
  • Provides strong conclusions to address what lessons engineering educators, librarians, and communication professionals can learn from the research presented

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471484929
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Communication Models.

An Engineers' Communication Framework.

The Engineering Profession and Communication.

Information Seeking and Use.

Information Output by Engineers.

Engineering Education and Communication Skills.

The Engineering Scholarly Journal Channel.

Engineering Communication Patterns Compared with Science and Medicine.

The NASA/DOD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project.

Bibliography.

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