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Professional Development in Technical Communication

The professional development domain guides technical communicators as they choose to work in technical communication and pursue educational opportunities, and then seek employment and invest in ongoing professional development.

Throughout their careers, technical communicators must keep pace with--and often contribute to--evolving academic theory and scholarship. They must also adapt to continually changing expectations of industry employers as new technologies and practices emerge in the marketplace.  The resources and information in this domain help technical communicators improve their skills, manage their careers, and strengthen their positions in today's competitive academic and industry circles.