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  1. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Massimiano Bucchi, Brian Trench

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Communicating science and technology is a high priority of many research and policy institutions, a concern of many other private and public bodies, and an established subject of training and education. Over the past few decades, the field has developed and expanded significantly, both in terms of...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

    Edited by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Kelly Moore

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Rhetoric in the Flesh

    Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab

    By T. Kenny Fountain

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants’ perceptions of the human body. By investigating...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sociotechnical Communication in Engineering

    Edited by Jon A. Leydens

    This collection explores why engineering communication constitutes sociotechnical communication. Sociotechnical communication acknowledges that engineering communication occurs not in a vacuum but shapes and is shaped by multiple social forces. Through diverse research cases, the authors show how...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Neighborhood in the Internet

    Design Research Projects in Community Informatics

    By John M. Carroll

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Media in Disaster Response

    How Experience Architects Can Build for Participation

    By Liza Potts

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Social Media in Disaster Response focuses on how emerging social web tools provide researchers and practitioners with new opportunities to address disaster communication and information design for participatory cultures. Both groups, however, currently lack research toolkits for tracing participant...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Designing for User Engagement on the Web

    10 Basic Principles

    Edited by Cheryl Geisler

    Designing for User Engagement on the Web: 10 Basic Principles is concerned with making user experience engaging. The cascade of social web applications we are now familiar with — blogs, consumer reviews, wikis, and social networking — are all engaging experiences. But engagement is an increasingly...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Oversharing: Presentations of Self in the Internet Age

    By Ben Agger

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    People ‘overshare’ when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. A Research Primer for Technical Communication

    Methods, Exemplars, and Analyses

    By Michael A. Hughes, George F. Hayhoe

    This practical volume provides a thorough introduction to conducting and critically reading research in technical communication, complete with exemplars of research articles for study. Offering a solid grounding in the research underpinnings of the technical communication field, this resource has...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

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