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Title Citizenship and advocacy in technical communication : scholarly and pedagogical perspectives / edited by Godwin Agboka and Natalia Matveeva
Published New York : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (370 pages)
Series ATTW book series in technical and professional communication
ATTW book series in technical and professional communication.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Author Biographies; Series Editor Foreword; Foreword Of Access, Advocacy, and Citizenship: A Perspective for Technical Communicators; Preface Advocating for the Good of Humanity: Technical Communication as a Tool for Change; PART ONE: DEFINING CORE COMPETENCIES FOR LOCAL AND GLOBAL ADVOCACY AND CITIZENSHIP; 1 Female Practitioners' Advocacy and Activism: Using Technical Communication for Social Justice Goals
12 Teaching Proposal Writing: Advocacy and Autonomy in the Technical Communication Classroom13 Open-Source Technical Communication in the Classroom: Digital Citizenship, Communities of Play, and Online Collaboration; 14 Social Media and Advocacy in the Technical and Professional Communication Classroom: A Social Justice Pedagogical Approach; Afterword: Solving for Pattern in Professional and Technical Communication; Index
2 Expanding Inventional and Solution Spaces: How Asset-Based Inquiry Can Support Advocacy in Technical Communication3 Enabling Global Citizenship in Intercultural Collaboration: Cosmopolitan Potential in Online Identity Representation; 4 Building the Babel of Transnational Literacies: Preparing Education for World Citizens; PART TWO: CHOOSING THE RIGHT APPROACHES TO ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: WORKING WITH A REAL CLIENT; 5 Technical Communication Client Projects and Nonprofit Partnerships: The Challenges and Opportunities of Community Engagement
6 An Intercultural Analysis of Social Media Advocacy in Disaster Response7 Monitoring and Managing Online Comments in Science Journalism; 8 Journaling and Bibliotherapy Participatory Design as a Heuristic for Program Development; 9 Résumé Design and Career Advocacy in a Goodwill Career Center; PART THREE: INTRODUCING ADVOCACY TECHNIQUES IN A CLASSROOM; 10 Inclusive Practices in the Technical Communication Classroom; 11 Community-Engaged Learning in Online Technical Communication Classes: A Tool for Student Success
Summary In Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication, teachers, researchers, and practitioners will find a variety of theoretical frameworks, empirical studies, and teaching approaches to advocacy and citizenship. Specifically, the collection is organized around three main themes or sections: considerations for understanding and defining advocacy and citizenship locally and globally, engaging with the local and global community, and introducing advocacy in a classroom. The collection covers an expansive breadth of issues and topics that speak to the complexities of undertaking advocacy work in TPC, including local grant writing activities, cosmopolitanism and global transnational rhetoric, digital citizenship and social media use, strategic and tactical communication, and diversity and social justice. The contributors themselves, representing fifteen academic institutions and occupying various academic ranks, offer nuanced definitions, frameworks, examples, and strategies for students, scholars, practitioners, and educators who want to or are already engaged in a variegated range of advocacy work. More so, they reinforce the inherent humanistic values of our field and discuss effective rhetorical and current technological tools at our disposal. Finally, they show us how, through pedagogical approaches and everyday mundane activities and practices, we (can) advocate either actively or passively
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 3, 2018)
Subject Citizenship.
Communication of technical information -- Study and teaching
Social advocacy.
Communication of technical information -- Study and teaching.
Social advocacy.
Form Electronic book
Author Agboka, Godwin, 1979-
Matveeva, Natalia, 1978-
ISBN 0203711424