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Computers and Composition Vol. 14, No. 3 pp. 329–342
This article offers information on copyright in relation to technical communication practice, research, and pedagogy and discusses copyright in relation to several issues: electronic communication technologies, the expansion of copyright, the...
Technology, Community, and Technical Communication on the Internet: The Lotus "MarketPlace" and Clipper Chip Controversies
Journal of Business and Technical Communication Vol. 10, No. 1 (1996) pp. 81–99
States that computer-mediated communication on the Internet offers new challenges and opportunities for technical communication. Describes the cases of Lotus "MarketPlace" and the Clipper chip to illustrate the specialized nature of technical...
Technical Communication Quarterly Vol. 6, No. 4 (1997) pp. 403–18
States that researchers in technical communication have begun to take advantage of the interactions taking place via computer-mediated communication as a rich source of research. Reviews three forms of technical communication research methods ...
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication Vol. 43, No. 4 (1996) pp. 357–68
Studies how technical communicators use the Internet. Finds that the Internet plays a significant role in the work practices of technical communicators--respondents find the Internet helpful for contacting customers, obtaining updated technical...
How Learning Styles Impact E-Learning: A Case Comparative Study of Undergraduate Students Who Excelled, Passed, or Failed an Online Course in Scientific/Technical Writing
E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (2006) pp. 534–543
Online classes appear increasingly popular, making it critical in each discipline to study the advantages and disadvantages of learning online. Following up on anecdotal impressions that scientific/technical writing students appeared to do either...
IText: Future Directions for Research on the Relationship between Information Technology and Writing
Cheryl Geisler; Charles Bazerman; Stephen Doheny-Farina; Laura Gurak; Christina Haas; Johndan Johnson-Eilola; David S. Kaufer; Andrea Lunsford; Carolyn R. Miller; Dorothy Winsor; Joanne Yates
Journal of Business and Technical Communication Vol. 15, No. 3 (2001) pp. 269–308
Undertakes to build on a knowledge base and articulate issues involving ITexts (information technologies with texts at their core). Reviews existing foundations for a research program in IText and then scopes out issues for research over the next...