|Left to right: Dr. Bob Bergland, Dr. Kaye Adkins (committee chair), Ms. Anita Ford, Dr. Michael Charlton|
On April 1, Ms. Anita Ford successfully defended her thesis, "Does current Technical communication Curriculum Prepare Graduates for the Real Needs of the Job Market?" Anita used surveys of recent graduates, professional publications, and professional discussion list postings to explore what recent graduates need to learn about technical communication software tools. Anita's committee included Dr. Kaye Adkins (commitee chair), Dr. Bob Bergland, and Dr. Michael Charlton.
Anita will receive her Master of Arts in Written Communication, Technical Communication option.