What’s civic about technical communication? Technical communication and the rhetoric of community

Ornatowski, C. & Bekins, L. (2009). What’s civic about technical communication? Technical communication and the rhetoric of community. Technical Communication Quarterly, 13.3: 251-269. Ornatowski and Bekins, in this 2009 article, question the role of community in technical and professional communication research and practice. The authors are concerned with the way community has been haled as… Continue Reading What’s civic about technical communication? Technical communication and the rhetoric of community

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The importance of ethnographic research in activist networks

Jones, N. (2014). The importance of ethnographic research in activist networks. Communicating Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in Technical Communication. Ed. Miriam Williams and Octavio Pimentel. Baywood: Amityville, NY. Pp. 45-59. In this article, Jones presents an analysis of Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW), an organization dedicated to the innocence movement and wrongly convicted minorities. Even though… Continue Reading The importance of ethnographic research in activist networks

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