The ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication publishes interesting and useful work in a wide range of topics related to technical and professional communication (TPC), including but not limited to the following: assessment of TPC programs, content management systems, globalization of TPC, human-computer interaction, intercultural communication, health-care and medical communication, pedagogy of TPC, publication management, risk and crisis communication, service learning in TPC, technical and professional editing, translation of TPC, usability/user-experience and accessibility studies, visual communication, and web design and development.
Content Strategy A How-To Guide
Embodied Environmental Risk in Technical Communication Problems and Solutions Toward Social Sustainability
Content Strategy in Technical Communication
Editing in the Modern Classroom
Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace
By Guiseppe Getto, Jack T. Labriola, Sheryl Ruszkiewicz
November 01, 2022
This comprehensive text provides a how-to guide for content strategy, enabling students and professionals to understand and master the skills needed to develop and manage technical content in a range of professional contexts. The landscape of technical communication has been revolutionized by ...
By Samuel Stinson, Mary Le Rouge
March 04, 2022
This collection calls for improved technical communication for the public through an embodied, situated understanding of environmental risk that promotes social justice. In addition to providing a series of chapters about recent issues on risk communication, this volume offers a diverse look at ...
By Yvonne Cleary
July 30, 2021
This practical text offers a research-based account of the technical communication profession and its practice, outlining emergent touchpoints of this fast-changing field while highlighting its diversity. Through research on the history and the globalization of technical communication and ...
By Jason Tham
May 19, 2021
This book explicates the relationships between design thinking, critical making, and socially responsive technical communication. It leverages the recent technology-powered DIY culture called "the Maker Movement" to identify how citizen innovation can inform cutting-edge social innovation that ...
By Tracy Bridgeford
February 17, 2020
This collection offers a comprehensive overview of approaches to teaching the complex subject of content management. The 12 chapters define and explain content management and its accompanying competencies, providing teaching examples in areas including content strategy, topic-based writing, ...
By Guiseppe Getto, Jack Labriola, Sheryl Ruszkiewicz
September 30, 2019
Content Strategy in Technical Communication provides a balanced, comprehensive overview of the current state of content strategy within the field of technical communication while showcasing groundbreaking work in the field. Emerging technologies such as content management systems, social media ...
By Rebecca Walton, Kristen Moore, Natasha Jones
May 29, 2019
This is the first scholarly monograph marking the social justice turn in technical and professional communication (TPC). Social justice often draws attention to structural oppression, but to enact social justice as technical communicators, first, we must be able to trace daily practice to the ...
By Bruce Maylath, Kirk St.Amant
June 03, 2019
Detailed yet accessible, Translation and Localization brings together the research and insights of veteran practicing translators to offer comprehensive guidance for technical communicators. The volume begins with the fundamentals of translation before leading readers through the process of ...
By Suzan Flanagan, Michael J. Albers
January 28, 2019
Editing in the Modern Classroom is a research‐based collection that defines the current state of technical editing pedagogy and plots a potential roadmap for its future. It examines current academic and professional editing practices, the global and corporate contexts of technical communication ...
By Carlos Evia
December 19, 2018
Creating Intelligent Content with Lightweight DITA documents the evolution of the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) – a widely used open standard for structuring technical content. DITA has grown in popularity and features since its origins as an internal grammar for structuring ...
By Elizabeth L. Angeli
September 11, 2018
NCTE-CCCC Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication 2020 Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace details how communicators harness the power of rhetoric to make decisions and communicate in unpredictable contexts. Grounded in a 16-month ...
By Lee Ann Kastman Breuch
September 04, 2018
Involving the Audience: A Rhetorical Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve Websites examines the usability challenges raised by large complex websites and proposes ways the social web can expand usability research to address these new challenges. Using the website healthcare.gov as an ...