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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Journal Review: JBTC, JAC, & Reflections

Introduction I am most interested in rhetoric and composition because I love teaching, and teaching is what carried me to this field. The work of others inspires me to clear my own path, one that is certain to evolve, but has always centered on technology, pedagogy, and change. In David Sheridan, Jim Ridolfo, and Anthony… Continue Reading Journal Review: JBTC, JAC, & Reflections

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