B1. Under Scrutiny: Re-Imaging Race, Gender, and Social Justice in Technical Communication Pedagogy

Room: Skybox 206

  • Flourice Richardson, Illinois State University, “Re-Imaging Technical Writing using a Black Feminist Lens”
  • Miriam F. Williams, Texas State University, “Re-Imaging the Myth of Hands-Off Environmental Regulation in an African-American Community”
  • Natasha N. Jones, University of New Mexico, “Re-Imaging Technical Communication as Activism”

B2. Methodologies

Room: Skybox 207

  • Saul Carliner, Concordia University, and Nancy Coppola, New Jersey Institute of Technology, “State of the Research in Technical Communication”
  • Zsuzsanna Bacsa Palmer, Old Dominion University, “Invisible to dichotomies: Exploring the hybrid in inter/transcultural technical communication”
  • Godwin Y. Agboka, University of Houston-Downtown, “Enacting Decolonial Methods: Emerging Social Justice Issues in Intercultural Communication Research”

B3. Post Humanism

Room: Skybox 208

  • Jim Henry, University of Hawaii, “A Post-humanistic Rationale for Technical Writers”
  • Byron Hawk, University of South Carolina, “A Post-humanistic Rationale for Technical Writers”
  • Liza Potts, Michigan State University, “Mapping Posthuman Experiences”

B4. Assessing the Impacts of Popular Science Writing

Room: Skybox 209

  • Ryan Weber, University of Alabama at Huntsville, “Assessing Popular Science in Social Media”
  • Lars Soderlund, Wright State University, “Assessing Popular Science in Theory”
  • Nathaniel Rivers, Saint Louis University, “Assessing Popular Science in the Classroom”

B5. Industry and Academy

Room: Skybox 210

  • Matthew R. Sharp and Carlos Evia, Virginia Tech, “Who Believes in Structured Authoring? Exploring Discrepancies between Industry and Academia”
  • Marie C. Paretti, Virginia Tech, “You Believe What? Exploring Beliefs about Communication and Teamwork Among Engineering Faculty and Students”
  • Tammy Rice-Bailey, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, “Veteran Technical Communicators Confront Our Assumptions about Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)”

B6. Pedagogies & Tech

Room: Skybox 211

  • Dave Clark, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “Do Our Beliefs Scale? Writing Pedagogy and Massive Online Courses”
  • Stuart Selber, Penn State University, and Michael Faris, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, “iPads in the Technical Communication Classroom: A Research Update and Heuristic”
  • James R. Heiman and Matthew D. Barton, St. Cloud State University, “New Compass, New Map: Using Critical Discourse Analysis to Improve Wiki Implementation and Assessment in the Technical Communication Classroom”
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