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Scholarly shifts

  • On 13/01/2019

On Friday, I received my copy of Professional Development in Online Teaching and Learning in Technical Communication. It is a compilation of two special issues of Technical Communication Quarterly that focused on online writing. I was fortunate to be in both special issues so two of my articles are reprinted in this collection. (and yes, […]

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Looking forward

  • On 01/01/2019

I was recently reminded by one of my dearest friends in higher education that I needed to be certain that I was doing things that made me happy. The good/bad part of this job is that there is much ability to frame the job and career in ways that you want. It is so easy […]

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Embodied temporality

  • On 29/12/2018

I was fortunate enough to be invited to Purdue University in the fall as part of their Hutton Lecture Series, which occurs every other year. My lecture was the Jim Berlin Memorial Lecture. And I had a great time talking with the faculty and the students about all sorts of things. It was one of […]

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More on research and practitioners

  • On 21/10/2018

When Tom Johnson released his results from a survey about academic/industry views of research in #techcomm, I had promised him a reply or rather, am engagement with some of the things that his survey revealed. In some ways, Tom’s survey was a follow-up to some of my work on trying to understand the value of academic […]

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2018-2019 Faculty Office Hours

  • On 24/08/2018

We had such a good time and great response, we’re going to keep holding faculty offices hours. This is a space for those teaching, administering, or researching in the area of technical and professional communication. Especially if you’re the only one in your area of feel like you need another perspective, faculty office hours gives […]

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