CFP: SIGDOC 2017, Halifax, NS, Canada

Have you ever wanted to visit beautiful Nova Scotia? Are you working on any projects that examine how the design of communication is practiced, researched, taught, or theorized? If so, consider submitting a proposal for SIGDOC 2017! The 2017 conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) will take place … [Read more...]

Job Openings: Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, is pleased to invite applications for the following tenure track positions: Assistant Professor, Business and Technical Communication, tenure track Responsibilities: 4/4 teaching load, including undergraduate communication core and business communication courses, and graduate online-courses … [Read more...]

Call for Participation: Writing Studies and IRBs

Johanna Hillen, PhD candidate at the University of South Florida, Dr. Joe Moxley, her advisor, and Dr. Norbert Elliot, are looking for your participation in a research study on Writing Studies and IRBs, and hope you will support this CCCC Research Initiative study (USF Protocol #25347). They are looking for a diversity of experiences with … [Read more...]

Workshop on “Developing a Competitive NSF RED Proposal”

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Are you preparing a RED proposal for your program? Are you struggling with what it means to be revolutionary? Are you unsure of who you need on your team to create a successful proposal? Are you confused about change models and how to use them to produce change? If any of the answers to these questions are ‘yes’ – join us for a free online … [Read more...]

2016 Conference Recap and Awards!

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Thanks to all of the conference organizers and attendees for a great ProComm 2016 at the University of Texas in Austin, a fabulous city and conference venue! Bob Metcalfe kicked off the conference with a enlightening talk on entrepreneurship communication, outlining the various ways in which our words and actions can carry ourselves and our … [Read more...]

Workshop: Technical Communication for Engineers in the Globalization Age

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We are announcing a two day long workshop on Technical Communication for Engineers in the Globalization Age, in San Salvador, El Salvador, October 13-14th, 2016. Training Objective: To present the characteristics of communication in the globalization age, better use of the Spanish language in technical fields, its main tools, applications … [Read more...]

Call for Nominees: Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is seeking nominees for the 2017 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication The Award recognizes educators who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching in technical communication, and to be eligible for the Award, nominees must Be a current member of the … [Read more...]

Communication Design Quarterly Special Issue on The Communication Design of Wearable Technologies in Health and Medicine

Communication Design Quarterly (CDQ), the peer reviewed publication of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC), is soliciting article proposals for an upcoming special issue that will examine communication design practices related to wearable health and medical technologies. … [Read more...]

Five Ways Engineers Can Improve Their Writing

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Our expertise and resources are on display this month in The Institute, IEEE's news magazine. A few weeks ago, Richard House, our society's president, and Jessica Livingston, one of his co-authors on The Engineering Communication Manual, spoke with John R. Platt-a technical communication expert in his own right and The Institute's resident … [Read more...]

Sliding Into Excellence: Improving Technical Presentations for Higher Visibility, by Traci Nathans-Kelly

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Traci Nathans-Kelly, co-author of the Wiley-IEEE PCS book, Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields, is giving a live webinar on presentation design, July 28th, 1:00-2:30pm. Sliding Into Excellence: Improving Technical Presentations for Higher Visibility will help you transform your technical … [Read more...]