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Recent announcements by, for, and about the people of the Technical Communication program.
Charles Kostelnick, professor and former English department chair, recently received from the Society for Technical Communication the Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication.
Two upcoming events will explore the ethical and practical challenges of communicating scientific results to the general public, especially on controversial topics.
The award is sponsored by the Way Up Committee to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions, which have been sustained over time, toward the development and advancement of women in higher education. Amy Slagell was nominated for this award by Wednesday Green. Amy will receive her award on November 4.
2009 NCTE awards for Best Article on Pedagogy or Curriculum in Technical or Scientific Communication and Best Article Reporting Empirical Research were won by JBTC authors.
Christopher Toth, RPC PhD Alum, has won the 2010 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Assoc. for Business Communication.
Christopher Toth, who graduated with a PhD in 2009, has just won the 2010 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for best dissertation in Business Communication from the Association for Business Communication. The organization gives one dissertation award a year to recognize "the top dissertation in the field, based on significance to scholarship, research, and/or pedagogy of business communication." He will receive his award at the national conference at Chicago in October.
Scott's article, “Agency and the Rhetoric of Medicine: Biomedical Brain Scans and the Ontology of Fibromyalgia ,” has been selected as the winner of this year’s Nell Ann Pickett award for best article in Technical Communication Quarterly 2009.
Amy Tehan's November 4th presentation to the STC Central Iowa, "Screencasting for Dummies (and Smarties)," is now available online in streaming video format, for those who weren't able to attend in person.
Mentoring Beginning Teachers, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and tested plan for helping mentors guide new teachers in moving beyond the basics of plan/teach/evaluate to a higher level of joint assessment and inquiry.
Project Yao, a bi-national bibliographic database of pre-1920 American literature translations into Chinese, launched this week.
A grant to Lee Honeycutt from the Gerald R. Ford Foundation will support archival research.
Three visitors, invited to the United States under the auspices of the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program, are coming to visit the Studio for New Media to learn about how we research, teach, and develop new media, as part of a tour new media use across the country.
The publication of scholarly books has been shaped strongly in recent decades by two factors: assessments by publishers of the potential market for books and the influence of publisher’s reputations on tenure and promotion decisions.
The Summer 2008 issue of Visions magazine interviews Omar and Ramsey Tesdell, two alumni of the BS in Technical Communication program.
Geoffrey Sauer Receives a 2008 APEX Award of Excellence for his work on the EServer Technical Communication Library.
Women’s Worlds, a new anthology of women’s writing, was created to make available a broad range of women’s voices from across time, across classes, and across the globe in a slimmer, more flexible, and more affordable format.
The Women's Caucus of the MLA honored Diane Price Herndl at the 123rd Annual MLA Convention by awarding her the 2007 Florence Howe Award for the year's Best Essay in Feminist Studies in English.
The EServer, an online publishing venture in the arts and humanities based in the ISU English Department, was recently awarded a grant to develop a Web 2.0 tool for English Department courses.