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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Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication: Scholarly and Pedagogical Perspectives
Involving the Audience: A Rhetoric Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve Websites
July 15, 2018
Dispatched and Responding: Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services illustrates how the power of rhetoric, specifically the inventional and stabilizing processes of rhetorical work, facilitates communication practices in unpredictable workplaces. Like other communicators who work in dynamic...
Godwin Agboka, Natalia Matveeva
June 01, 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:...
Lee Ann Kastman Breuch
May 31, 2018
Involving the Audience: A Rhetoric Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve 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 initial...
April 03, 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...
Meredith A. Johnson, W. Michele Simmons, Patricia Sullivan
November 14, 2017
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 disruptive innovations, this book presents a...
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...
June 15, 2015
Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify...
T. Kenny Fountain
May 16, 2014
Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants’ perceptions of the human body. By investigating...
October 21, 2013
Social Media in Disaster Response focuses on how emerging social web tools provide researchers and practitioners with new opportunities to address disaster communication and information design for participatory cultures. Both groups, however, currently lack research toolkits for tracing participant...