Writing for the Biopharmaceutical Regulatory Reader, with Greg Cuppan. 2021. Available on Amazon as an eBook or paperback.
Writer’s Help. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2011.
Expanding Literacies: English Teaching and the New Workplace. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1998. (Contributing editor with Mary Sue Garay)
Writing at Work. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC (National Textbook Company/McGraw Hill), 1997. (Coauthor with Ted Smith).
Articles in Professional Journals
“Rowing competitions and perspective.” International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, Volume 46, Issue 2, 2015: 284-291. DOI 10.1080/0020739X.2014.950708. (with Alfinio Flores and Harry L. Shipman.
“Rhetorical Technologies, Technological Rhetorics.” Invited review essay of five recent titles. College Composition and Communication 64:4 (June 2013): 704-720.
“Missed Opportunities in the Review and Revision of Clinical Study Reports.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 26 (Spring, 2012): 131-170. doi:10.1177/1050651911430624. (co-authored with Gregory P. Cuppan).
“An Inter-Institutional Model for College Writing Assessment.” College Composition and Communication, (December 2008): 285-320. (with Dudley Reynolds, Neil Pagano, Matthew McCurrie, Mark Williams) Peer reviewed under blind.
“From Medical Writer to Communication Specialist: Expanding Roles and Contributions in Pharmaceutical Organizations.” American Medical Writers (AMWA) Journal, 19.2 (2004): 4-8. (with Julie dyke Ford and Gregory Cuppan). Peer reviewed under blind.
“Results of a Survey of ATTW Members, 2003.” Technical Communication Quarterly, 13, 1 (Winter 2004): 13-43.
“Improving Document Review Practices in Pharmaceutical Companies.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 17.4 (October, 2003): 439-473.
“Knowledge Management and Pharmaceutical Development Teams: Using Writing to Guide Science.”Joint issue of Technical Communication and IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, January 2000. (with George McCulley).
“Moving Instruction to the Web: Writing as Multi-Tasking.” Technical Communication Quarterly, Summer 1999: 319-336. (with Robert Kramer, PhD student)
“Teaching Text Design.” Technical Communication Quarterly, v. 5, n. 1 (Winter 1996), 35-60. (with Robert Kramer, PhD student)
“Technology-Driven Documentation in the Pharmaceutical Industry.” Journal of Computer Systems Documentation. v. 19, n. 4 (November 1995). 13-18.
“From Writer to Designer: Modeling Composing Processes in a Hypertext Environment.” Technical Communication Quarterly, v. 4, n. 1 (Winter 1995). 79-93. (with graduate students Bev Kolosseus and Dan Bauer)
“Teaching for Change, Vision, Responsibility.” Technical Communication, v. 42, n.4 (November 1995). 600-602.
“The Shape of Text to Come: The Texture of Print on Screen.” College Composition and Communication, v. 44, n. 2 (May 1993), 151-175. (Lead article) Reprinted in Professional Writing and Rhetoric: Readings from the Field, Ed. Tim Peeples, Longman/Addison Wesley: 2003, 232-249.
“Revisions: Seeing the Text, Again.” The Journal of Computer Documentation, v. 16, n. 3 (September 1992), 48-53.
“Teaching College Composition with Computers: A Timed Observation Study.” Written Communication, 6(July 1990): 342-374. (with Patti Wojahn and Penny Edwards)
“Designing a Microcomputer Classroom for Teaching Writing.” Computers and Composition (November 1989).
“Teaching College Composition with Computers: A Program Evaluation Study. “Written Communication, 6 (January 1989): 108-133. (with Penny Edwards and Patti Wojahn). Reprinted in Technology and Writing, ed. James Hartley. Sage, 1992.
“Text Revisions by Basic Writers: From Impromptu First-Draft to Take-Home Revision.” Research in the Teaching of English, (October 1988): 266-280.
“Seeing the Text.” College Composition and Communication, 37(Feb. 1986): 66-78. Reprinted as a “focal article” with invited commentary from professional writers at IBM, Lawrence Livermore Lab, and elsewhere, because it “raises enduring, substantive issues.” In The Journal of Computer Documentation, v. 16, n. 3 (September 1992), 3-16.
“Writing across the Curriculum: Exemplary Projects from the Illinois Humanities Council’s Summer Institutes for Secondary School Teachers.” Illinois English Bulletin, 74, 1(Fall 1986): 14-24. (with G. Bedokis, L. Stevens, S. Ludwig, and B. Harris)
“Writing Across the Curriculum at One University.” ADE Bulletin: 82(Winter 1985): 55-59.
“Collaboration in Professional Writing with the Computer: Results of a Survey.” Computers and Composition 3(November 1985): 29-42. (with Bruce C. Appleby)
“The Politics of Teaching Orwell’s ‘Politics and the English Language.'” Illinois English Bulletin 14, 1(Fall 1984): 2-6. (Lead article)
Chapters in Professional Books /Proceedings
“Learning Mathematics and Technology through Inquiry, Cooperation, and Communication: A Learning Trajectory for Future Mathematics Teachers.” In Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age. Eds. Margaret Niess, Shannon Driskell, Karen Hollebrands. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2016. 324-352. Print. (With Alfinio Flores and Jungeun Park.) DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0120-6.ch013.
“Research Agendas for Technical and Professional Communication Programs.” Academy-Industry Relationships and Partnerships: Perspectives for Technical Communicators. Eds, Tracy Bridgeford and Kirk St. Amant. Baywood Press, 2015. 199-213. DOI 10.2190/AIRC10.
“Teaching Visual Rhetoric” In Designing Texts: Teaching Visual Communication. Edited by Eva Brumberger and Kathryn Northcut. Amityville, NY: Baywood Press 2013, 301-310.
“Tracing the Intellectual Trajectories of Professional/Technical/Scientific Communication: A Roundtable Perspective from Seven CPTSC Past Presidents.” In Sharing our Intellectual Traces: Narrative Reflections from Administrators of Professional, Technical and Scientific Communication Programs. Eds. Tracy Bridgeford, Karla Saari Kitalong, Bill Williamson. Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing, 2014. (with Deborah Andrews, Stephen Bernhardt, Kelli Cargile Cook, Jeff Grabill, Bruce Maylath, Dan Riordan, Stuart Selber)
“Developing a Web-Served Handbook for Writers.” In Designing Web-Based Applications for 21st Century Writing Classrooms. Edited by Baotung Gu and George Kennedy, Amityville, NY: Baywood Press. 2013.
“The Evidence for Problem-Based Learning.” In Evidence-Based Teaching. Edited by William Buskist and James Groccia. Series: New Directions In Teaching and Learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Winter, 2011: 21-30. (with Deborah E. Allen and Richard S. Donham)
“Mentorship, Collegiality, and Friendship: Making Our Mark as Professionals.” In Stories of Mentoring. Michele Eble and LyneeGaillet, Eds. West Lafayette, INB: Parlor Press: 2008. (with Ken Baake, Julie Dyke Ford, Eva Brumberger, Thomas Hager, Katherine Durack, Carolyn Vickrey, Bruce Farmer, Robb Kramer)
“The Genre of the Clinical Study Report in Drug Development.” In Rhetoric of Healthcare: Essays toward a New Disciplinary Inquiry. Barbara Heifferon and Stuart Brown, Eds. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2007. (with Philip Bernick and Gregory Cuppan).
“Active Practice: Connecting Academia and Industry in Technical and Professional Communication.” In Reshaping Technical Communication: New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century. Editors Barbara Mirel and Rachel Spilka. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002, pp. 81-90.
“Developing Documents.” Chapter 1 of The Planned Giving Workbook. New York: Wiley, May 2002. (with Ron Jordan)
“Writing for Planned Giving and Development.” Chapter 6A of Planned Giving: Management, Marketing, and Law., 2nd Edition, Cumulative Supplement, New York: Wiley, 2001, pp. 13-29. (with Ron Jordan)
“Using Technology to Support Global Drug Development Teams” In Exploring the Rhetoric of International Professional Communication: An Agenda for Teachers and Researchers.” Edited by Carl Lovitt and Dixie Goswami. Series Editor Charles H. Sides. Amityville, NY: Baywood Press, 1998, pp. 55-80. Table of Contents. Purchase this book from Baywood Press.
“Workplace Realities and the Technical Communication Curriculum: A Call for Change.” In Foundations fop Teaching Technical Communication: Theory, Practice, and Program Design. Eds. Katherine Staples and Cezar Ornatowski. Greenwich, CT: Ablex Press, 1997. (with Paul Meyer), 85-98.
Supporting Faculty Development in Computers and Technical Communication In Computers And Technical Communication: Pedagogical and Programmatic Perspectives. Edited Stuart A. Selber. Greenwich, CT: Ablex Press, 1997. (with Carolyn Vickrey), 331-352.
“On Developing Useful Computer Skills in Our Students.” Proceedings of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.Charlotte, NC, October 1993, 56-60.
“Working through Conflict: Tensions in Funded Projects” Proceedings of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. Boise, ID, October 1992.
“Computers and Writing Instruction.” In Research in Basic Writing: A Bibliographic Sourcebook. Eds. Michael G. Moran and Martin Jacobi. Westport, CT:Greenwood Press, 1990, 165-190. (with Patti Wojahn)
“Integrating Computers and Composition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.” In Computers in English and the Language Arts. Ed. Cynthia Selfe, Dawn Rodrigues, and William R. Oates. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English, 1989, 141-156.
“Exploring Hypertext through HyperCard.” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Systems Documentation (Ann Arbor, MI, October 1988). New York: Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Documentation, 1990, 47-56. (with Ted Smith)
“Contexts in Which Students Make Meanings.” In FForum: Essays on Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing. Ed. Patricia Stock. Montclair, N.J.: Boynton Cook Publishers, Inc., 1983, 324-31.
“Dialect and Style Shifting in the Fiction of Samuel Selvon.” In Studies in Caribbean Language. Ed. Lawrence D. Carrington in collaboration with Dennis Craig and Ramon Todd Dandare. St. Augustine, Trinidad: 1983.
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