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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The Translation Movement: Medeival Arab, Islamic, and Jewish Rhetorics

Averroes: Short Commentary on Aristotle’s “Topics,” “Rhetoric,” and “Poetics” Abū l-Walīd Muḥammad Ibn ʾAḥmad Ibn Rušd (أبو الوليد محمد ابن احمد ابن رشد) Because I’m new to Averroes (1126-1198) and his ideas, I decided to do a lot of contextualizing here. I’m also interested in the historical scene of Averroes, so here I provide a… Continue Reading The Translation Movement: Medeival Arab, Islamic, and Jewish Rhetorics

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