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Graduate Research Network (GRN)
DEADLINE FOR SUMISSION: MAY 9, 2013
The 2013 Graduate Research Network (GRN) is an annual forum at the Computers and Writing Conference to connect researchers with other researchers and discussion leaders in the field.
Call for Papers: Special Issue of JBTC on Data Visualization
Deadline for Complete Manuscripts: January 15, 2014
Special Topic Issue on Integrating Communication Instruction Throughout STEM Curricula: Transformational Approaches to Curricular Design
Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2013
The journal invites submissions for a special issue of the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching that explores ways to integrate communication instruction much more broadly through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curricula than occurs at most universities today.
Palgrave Studies in Professional and Organizational Discourse
Digital Business Discourse
CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: 26 May 2013
The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) invites interested members to apply for research grants up to $1,500. CPTSC funds research projects that contribute to our collective knowledge about all aspects of program administration. Proposed research projects should relate to one or more of the following goals:
Today, 70–80 women attended the first ATTW Women in TC Luncheon. Women attending participated in small-group discussions addressing topics that included
We would like to thank the women who served as facilitators at tables for different topics.
Anita Ford—"Does Current Technical Communication Curriculum Prepare Graduates for the Real Needs of the Job Market?"
Anita addressed that we have two tracks of education in the TC classroom—theory with emphasis on mechanics and design and applied learning with focus on tool training and skills. In the past, academia has struggled with TC:
YOUNBGLOOD and MACKIEWICZ
Her research focuses on non-profit proposal writers and non-profit proposal writing. Specifically, how grant writers learn to write grant.