This page lists some sources and information for the history of Technical Communication. An article in the history of TC from 1850 to 2000 by Earl E. McDowell (PDF). A link to the book Three Keys to the Past: The History of Technical Communication, by Kynell and Moran.
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History of Technical Communication Technical Communication became a profession, in the sense of having professional associations, in the early 1950s. As a discipline, we draw on many other areas. The history of rhetoric, for example, dates back to the classical Greeks. See also: History of Technical Communication History of Rhetoric
The history of Rhetoric traces back to the classical Greeks and earlier. To provide taxonomy for this extensive period this section is divided into periods that are generally accepted by Rhetoric and Philosophy scholars, including the following: The Classical Period The Medieval Period The Renaissance Period The Enlightenment Period Nineteenth Century Rhetoric Modern and Postmodern […]
STC TCBOK Knowledge Portal: Phases 1 and 2 Phase 1 began the Technical Communication Body of Knowledge (TCBOK). It has involved developing a draft site map (comapping account required), read-only version of site map (no comapping account required), and personas for the TCBOK. The site map organizes the domains of knowledge, skills, and concepts necessary for […]