ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

Series Editor: Jo Mackiewicz

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.

  • Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century

    By Russell Willerton

    Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Rhetoric in the Flesh

    Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab

    By T. Kenny Fountain

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-05-16
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Social Media in Disaster Response

    How Experience Architects Can Build for Participation

    By Liza Potts

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-21
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication