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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.

Commentaries

“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