Resources on Open Data, Text Visualization, & Data Displays

I decided to create a list of online resources, open data projects, and tools for visualizing text and other data of interest to writing studies scholars. This is an informal and admittedly short list–if you have a tool or resource that I don’t have listed here, please leave a comment and let me know! Data… Continue Reading Resources on Open Data, Text Visualization, & Data Displays

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The red group, centered on the nodes "technical communicator" and "purpose" represent the research process and research methods in the field. Nodes in this network include "participant," "study," "data," "survey," and "user," among many others.

Programmatic Shifts in Technical Writing from 1965-2012: A Genre Analysis of Job Postings in the MLA Job Information List

The Modern Language Association (MLA) has published job postings of academic positions in the humanities since at least the 1960s. The Job Information List (JIL) available on the MLA website provides an archive of postings in .pdf format from 1965 until 2012 when MLA began using a database for postings. Jim Ridolfo downloaded all PDFs… Continue Reading Programmatic Shifts in Technical Writing from 1965-2012: A Genre Analysis of Job Postings in the MLA Job Information List

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