Nancy W. Coppola is a professor in the Department of Humanities and director of the Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication at New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Her publications and presentations of research on learning outcomes for programs and core competencies for students in technical communication have established her as a national figure in program assessment. As founding director of a graduate program in professional and technical communication, she has continually improved learning outcomes and the quality of the program through a rigorous application of these assessment practices.
In 2009 The Society for Technical Communication named Coppola an associate fellow, one of the highest ranks that the society confers upon a member.
Coppola received her DA from Syracuse University.
Topics: humanities, master of science in professional and technical communication, society for technical communication, writing assessment, technical communication program assessment, core competencies