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ATTW 2009 : : Beyond Work? Technical Communication in Professional, Community, & Social Networks

ATTW 2009 : : Beyond Work? Technical Communication in Professional,
Community, & Social Networks

12th Annual ATTW Conference
March 11th, 2009
San Francisco, CA

Traditionally, teachers and researchers of technical writing have
concentrated on writing in workplace settings. And rightly so. But the
spread of information technology into all areas of social life means
that, increasingly, technical communication practices and genres arise
and collide in social spheres other than the workplace. Combine this
trend with an increasingly mobile work environment in which people are

Submissions Open for SIGDOC 2007

Call for Papers: SIGDOC 2007

The 25th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication will be held in El Paso, TX on Oct. 22-24, 2007. Participants are encouraged to submit research papers, workshop proposals, and experience reports concerning processes, methods, and technologies for communicating and designing communication artifacts such as printed documents, online text, and hypermedia applications.

At SIGDOC 2007, researchers and practitioners will exchange information in areas relevant to the design of communication:

SIGDOC 2007 CFP

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider joining us for the ACM SIGDOC 2007 conference in El Paso, Texas this Fall. If you've never been to SIGDOC before - our acronym stands for Special Interest Group for Design of Communication - I think you might be surprised at the mix of disciplines and the global participation that SIGDOC draws.

You can see what I mean by looking at last year's: program.

New Michigan State University Search: Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric/Composition, Writing Assessment & Placement

Colleagues,

Please feel free to circulate this announcement and to send along questions. Thanks!

-Bill H-D

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WRITING ASSESSMENT AND PLACEMENT POSITION

Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric/Composition, Department of
Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, beginning August 2006. Ph.D. in
Rhetoric, Composition, Education, or related field. Primary specialization
in placement, assessment, and evaluation of writing (at the individual,
course, and program levels). Experience in one or more of the following
areas highly desired: electronic systems for placement/assessment (e.g.,

MGM v. Grokster: Implications for Educators and Writing Teachers

Jim Porter and Martine Rife have authored a position paper in response to the MGM v. Grokster decision handed down yesterday.

Read and comment here: http://www.wide.msu.edu/widepapers/grokster/

Here's a snippet:

MGM v. Grokster: Implications for Educators and Writing Teachers

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