Abstract Analysis & Visualization: History in TCQ and JBTC

In this post, I decided to experiment with text visualization software to reveal patterns. Being that I’m interested in the history of technical communication, I first selected two major journals centered on technical communication: Technical Communication Quarterly Journal of Business and Technical Communication I accessed TCQ via EBSCO Host and JBTC via Sage Premier. From… Continue Reading Abstract Analysis & Visualization: History in TCQ and JBTC

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Making Arguments: the Value of New Media Scholarship

Earlier this semester, I wrote a blog post that focused on the digital-visual connection in writing studies scholarship. I was interested in what Mary Hocks identifies in “Understanding Visual Rhetoric in Digital Writing Environments” (2003) about how all writing as being hybrid: “Historical studies of writing technologies have demonstrated that all writing is hybrid—it is… Continue Reading Making Arguments: the Value of New Media Scholarship

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