Current Issue

Volume 11 Issue 2 (Fall 2020) 

11.2 full issue

From the Editors, Lora Arduser and Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch

Research Articles

“Locating Technical and Professional Communication at Two-Year Institutions” by Kristin Marie Bivens, Timothy J. Elliott, and Gustav Karl Henrik Wiberg reports on a study that explores how an understanding of the TPC two-year college curricula students’ impacts the field.

“Developing Technical & Professional Writing Programs at Hispanic-Serving Institutions” by
Laura Gonzales, Kendall Leon, Ann Shivers-McNair shares results of a study of technical and professional writing instructors at 10 different Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).

“The Minor is Major: An Adhocratic, Relationship-Based View of TPC Curriculum and Curriculum Revision” by Lindsay Steiner, Chris McCracken, and Marie Moeller draws our attention to another underexplored administrative space, the TPC minor.


“Complementing the Classroom: Building Productive Spaces for Technical and Professional Communication” by Carroll Ferguson Nardone, Brandon C. Strubberg, and Brian D. Blackburne focuses on collaborative learning.

“Dynamically Responsive Program Design: A Framework for Identifying Pressures for Change”
by Kathleen M. Coffey, Angela Glotfelter, and Michele Simmons outlines a framework for revising curriculum that upholds sustainability and innovation.

Program Showcase

“A Different Kind of Outreach: George Washington University’s Professional Writing Training Program” by Jessica McCaughey describes an innovative Professional Writing Training Program that serves external writers from corporate, non-project, and government workplaces.

Book Reviews

User Localization Strategies in the Face of Technological Breakdown: Biometric in Ghana’s Elections Author: Isidore Kafui Dorpenyo
Reviewed by G. Edzordzi Agbozo

Key Theoretical Frameworks: Teaching Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century
Editors: Angela M. Haas, Michelle F. Eble
Reviewed by John Misak

Communicating Project Management: A Participatory Rhetoric for Development Teams
Author: Benjamin Lauren
Reviewed by Robert Terry