If we were to develop a theory-based paradigm to inform single-sourcing, content management, reuse, DITA, and similar techniques, what rhetorical historical sources could we use? Through the rhetoric of sublation, the poetic theories of early twentieth-century Russian Acmeism may offer one paradigm for how to conceptualize single-sourcing. Access here.
What are the most salient usability issues that relate to single-sourcing? How can XML-based markup languages be applied to improve the usability of networked media? Find my article in Technical Communication 51 (3) pp. 399-408, 2004.
What is the professional role of the technical communicator in a single-sourcing work environment? What sorts of professional and managerial identities change? In my article in the Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, I show how new communication technologies reorganize tasks and people in ways that can be promising for technical communicators.
If you wanted to develop a websites for immigrants, what specific features and navigation would you need? Is it possible to come up with how-to steps for this task? Find my article in Technical Communication 48 (4), pp. 435-448, 2001.
This article analyzes how participation on a Russian émigré Web site develops a communal identity or "ethos." This ethos emerges primarily through three activities: the creation of cultural and technical resources; the linking of other pages to the site; and the debate and dialogue on bulletin boards. Together these activities form a transnational rhetorical community … Continue reading Communal Identity on Émigré Web Sites