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Melonçon, Lisa; Rosselot-Merritt, Jeremy; St. Amant, Kirk – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2020
Pedagogical and programmatic research remains important in technical and professional communication. For such approaches to be effective, meaningful, and successful, they must represent effective scholarship that can be used within and address the needs of the greater field. The authors performed a metasynthesis of pedagogical and programmatic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Communication Skills, Professional Education, Periodicals
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Brizee, Allen; Pascual-Ferrá, Paola; Caranante, Giuliana – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2020
This article reports on the first stage of a mixed-methods community-based research project involving residents of a socioeconomically challenged neighborhood in Baltimore City, Richnor Springs, and service-learning students in technical and professional communication courses at Loyola University Maryland (Loyola). To measure outcomes, we analyzed…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Neighborhoods, Disadvantaged Environment, Community Attitudes
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Brumberger, Eva; Lauer, Claire – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2020
This article uses personas to illustrate the range of technical communication knowledge work developed through its practitioners--to articulate the functions, characteristics, traits, skills, and workplace styles of positions someone in the field might pursue. Recent research has provided valuable data about the expanding and evolving skill sets…
Descriptors: Technical Writing, Organizational Communication, Professional Personnel, Occupational Information
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Hirst, Russel – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2020
This article considers best practices for writing articles in science, technology, and policy, focusing on writing for international scholarly journals in nuclear security. Its two main audiences are technical communication educators/researchers and internationals wishing to publish their work in English-medium scholarly journals. I discuss…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Writing for Publication, Best Practices, Periodicals
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Lawrence, Heidi Y.; Lussos, Rachael G.; Clark, Jessica A. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
Proposals are ubiquitous documents with challenges beyond the writing task itself, such as project management, strategic development, and research. Reporting on proposal instruction research in other fields and the results of an interview study with proposal writers, this article argues for a shift in how proposals are taught and conceptualized.…
Descriptors: Proposal Writing, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Rhetoric
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Tanner, Lindsay; Balzotti, Jon – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
The small amount of work on workplace writing assessment has focused almost entirely on student readiness for professional writing or included case studies of employer expectations for new writers. While these studies provide insight into current pedagogies for technical writing and writing instruction in general, the main conclusion to be drawn…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Writing Evaluation, Case Studies, Technical Writing
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Phillips, Stephanie – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
The release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys is part of a public health initiative to limit the spread of infectious disease. The local debate over this proposed action provides a current case study of a public, scientific controversy in which citizens and officials disagree about what is best for the community. The case…
Descriptors: Genetics, Entomology, Public Health, Case Studies
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Schreiber, Joanna; Meloncon, Lisa – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
We build on previous scholarship calling for sustainable growth in technical and professional communication programs through "maintenance and reflection." Inspired by continuous improvement models used in industry, we offer GRAM--Gather--Read--Analyze--Make--a continuous improvement model designed to identify and align often overlooked…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Technical Writing, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
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Cleary, Yvonne; Slattery, Darina M.; Flammia, Madelyn; Minacori, Patricia – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
This article reports on a qualitative study of strategies and competencies used by technical communication and translation students to address challenges inherent in global virtual team collaboration. The study involved students from three universities collaborating in virtual teams to write and translate instructional documents. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Translation, Career Choice, Technical Writing
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Edenfield, Avery C.; Colton, Jared S.; Holmes, Steve – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
Transgender persons face many barriers preventing them from accessing and receiving health care. Gender-transition care can be difficult because such care is frequently contingent upon geopolitics, such as location-based health-care policies that exclude transgender community attitudes and values. This article uses rhetorical cluster analysis to…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Access to Health Care, Technical Writing, Rhetoric
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Campeau, Kari – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
This article examines how normative assumptions about disability, family, and care perpetuate barriers to social services in cross-cultural contexts. It reports on an 8-month case study of how a county-sponsored, person-centered disability grant targeted but failed to meet the needs of Somali applicants. I identify four impasses that alienated…
Descriptors: Social Services, Disabilities, Barriers, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Bivens, Kristin Marie – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
Cultural logics reveal a culture's way of reasoning or a belief system. When paired with International Patient Experience Design (I-PXD), cultural logics provide insight into cultural contexts to help health and medical communicators design, test, and shape health and medical information across complex, dynamic international contexts. Using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Cultural Context, Information Sources
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Sánchez, Fernando – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
Oral presentations are a common genre in technical and business communication courses. While it is important for students to develop a professional ethos when presenting information, in this article I argue that textbooks' discussion of professional dress and voice privilege cisgendered bodies and erase the differences and bodily experiences that…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Student Rights, Public Speaking, Clothing
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Meloncon, Lisa; St. Amant, Kirk – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
This article presents an examination of research methods used in empirical research over a 5-year period in technical and professional communication. This examination reveals that the most common methods used are surveys, interviews, usability tests, observations, and focus groups. In addition, the field does incorporate research categories of…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Research Methodology, Periodicals, Sustainability
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Wang, Junhua – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2019
In the field of intercultural business and technical communication, intercultural communication has been a regular topic in curriculum for decades; various teaching approaches exist for developing students' cultural awareness and helping them achieve a theoretical understanding about the concept of culture, cultural differences, and cultural…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Business Communication, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness
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