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ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication


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The ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication publishes interesting and useful work in a wide range of topics related to technical and professional communication (TPC), including but not limited to the following: assessment of TPC programs, content management systems, globalization of TPC, human-computer interaction, intercultural communication, health-care and medical communication, pedagogy of TPC, publication management, risk and crisis communication, service learning in TPC, technical and professional editing, translation of TPC, usability/user-experience and accessibility studies, visual communication, and web design and development.

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Teaching Content Management in Technical and Professional Communication

Teaching Content Management in Technical and Professional Communication

1st Edition

Tracy Bridgeford
February 17, 2020

This collection offers a comprehensive overview of approaches to teaching the complex subject of content management. The 12 chapters define and explain content management and its accompanying competencies, providing teaching examples in areas including content strategy, topic-based writing, ...

Content Strategy in Technical Communication

Content Strategy in Technical Communication

1st Edition

Guiseppe Getto, Jack Labriola, Sheryl Ruszkiewicz
September 30, 2019

Content Strategy in Technical Communication provides a balanced, comprehensive overview of the current state of content strategy within the field of technical communication while showcasing groundbreaking work in the field.  Emerging technologies such as content management systems, social media ...

Technical Communication After the Social Justice Turn Building Coalitions for Action

Technical Communication After the Social Justice Turn Building Coalitions for Action

1st Edition

Rebecca Walton, Kristen Moore, Natasha Jones
May 29, 2019

This is the first scholarly monograph marking the social justice turn in technical and professional communication (TPC). Social justice often draws attention to structural oppression, but to enact social justice as technical communicators, first, we must be able to trace daily practice to the ...

Translation and Localization A Guide for Technical and Professional Communicators

Translation and Localization A Guide for Technical and Professional Communicators

1st Edition

Bruce Maylath, Kirk St.Amant
June 03, 2019

Detailed yet accessible, Translation and Localization brings together the research and insights of veteran practicing translators to offer comprehensive guidance for technical communicators. The volume begins with the fundamentals of translation before leading readers through the process of ...

Editing in the Modern Classroom

Editing in the Modern Classroom

1st Edition

Suzan Flanagan, Michael J. Albers
January 28, 2019

Editing in the Modern Classroom is a research‐based collection that defines the current state of technical editing pedagogy and plots a potential roadmap for its future. It examines current academic and professional editing practices, the global and corporate contexts of technical communication ...

Creating Intelligent Content with Lightweight DITA

Creating Intelligent Content with Lightweight DITA

1st Edition

Carlos Evia
December 19, 2018

Creating Intelligent Content with Lightweight DITA documents the evolution of the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) – a widely used open standard for structuring technical content. DITA has grown in popularity and features since its origins as an internal grammar for structuring ...

Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace

Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace

1st Edition

Elizabeth L. Angeli
September 11, 2018

NCTE-CCCC Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication 2020 Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace details how communicators harness the power of rhetoric to make decisions and communicate in unpredictable contexts. Grounded in a 16-month ...

Involving the Audience A Rhetoric Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve Websites

Involving the Audience A Rhetoric Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve Websites

1st Edition

Lee Ann Kastman Breuch
September 04, 2018

Involving the Audience: A Rhetorical Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve Websites examines the usability challenges raised by large complex websites and proposes ways the social web can expand usability research to address these new challenges. Using the website healthcare.gov as an ...

Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication Scholarly and Pedagogical Perspectives

Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication Scholarly and Pedagogical Perspectives

1st Edition

Godwin Y. Agboka, Natalia Matveeva
June 18, 2018

In Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication, teachers, researchers, and practitioners will find a variety of theoretical frameworks, empirical studies, and teaching approaches to advocacy and citizenship. Specifically, the collection is organized around three main themes or sections: ...

Communicating Project Management A Participatory Rhetoric for Development Teams

Communicating Project Management A Participatory Rhetoric for Development Teams

1st Edition

Benjamin Lauren
March 22, 2018

Communicating Project Management argues that the communication practices of project managers have necessarily become participatory, made up of complex strategies and processes solidly grounded in rhetorical concepts. The book draws on case studies across organizational contexts and combines ...

Lean Technical Communication Toward Sustainable Program Innovation

Lean Technical Communication Toward Sustainable Program Innovation

1st Edition

Meredith A. Johnson, W. Michele Simmons, Patricia Sullivan
November 14, 2017

Winner of the 2020 CCCC Research Impact Award Lean Technical Communication: Toward Sustainable Program Innovation offers a theoretically and empirically-grounded model for growing and stewarding professional and technical communication programs under diverse conditions. Through case studies of ...

Scientific and Medical Communication A Guide for Effective Practice

Scientific and Medical Communication A Guide for Effective Practice

1st Edition

Scott A. Mogull
September 05, 2017

Scientific and Medical Communication: A Guide for Effective Practice prepares readers to effectively communicate in professional scientific communities. The material in this book is firmly grounded in more than 500 published research findings and editorials by scientific writers, authors, and ...

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