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10-minute interviews with technical communication practitioners, scholars, and innovators. Hosted by Dr. Ryan Weber at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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10-minute interviews with technical communication practitioners, scholars, and innovators. Hosted by Dr. Ryan Weber at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

    Gowri Ramkumar on Creating Knowledgebases

    Gowri Ramkumar on Creating Knowledgebases

    Gowri Ramkumar of Document360 hosts the podcast Knowledgebase Ninjas (https://document360.com/podcast/) and offers listeners insights on how knowledgebases and technical writing can integrate into an organization. Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at ryan.weber@uah.edu for more information about the show.

    • 16 min
    A Roundtable Discussion with Members of the CCCC Black Technical and Professional Writing Task Force

    A Roundtable Discussion with Members of the CCCC Black Technical and Professional Writing Task Force

    This roundtable discussion includes several members of the College Composition and Communication Conference Black Technical and Professional Writing Task Force: Dr. Temptaous Mckoy, Dr. Cecilia D. Shelton, Ja’La Wourman, Dr. Natasha Jones, and Dr. Donnie Sackey. These scholars, along with Constance Haywood and Dr. Kimberly C. Harper, recently compiled the "CCCC Black Technical and Professional Communication Position Statement with Resource Guide," available at: https://cccc.ncte.org/cccc/black-technical-professional-communication. In this roundtable discussion, the members discuss the impetus for the statement, the gaps it fills, the topics it covers, and the ways we can build from the groundwork it establishes.
    To learn more about the conversation with the task force hosted by Virginia Tech on November 30, 2020, visit https://liberalarts.vt.edu/news/events/2020/10/black-technical-and-professional-communication.html. To shop Pyramid Books, visit https://pyramidbooks.indielite.org/. Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at ryan.weber@uah.edu for more information about the show.

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    Jack Molisani on Trends in Technical Communication

    Jack Molisani on Trends in Technical Communication

    Jack Molisani, Strategy President at ProSpring Technical Staffing, talks about how job titles in technical communication are changing, and how you can cater your resume to these new titles. He also previews LavaCon (https://lavacon.org/2020/), a virtual content strategy conference coming up from October 25-28, 2020. 10-Minute Tech Comm listeners can get $100 off registration with the promo code #TeamWeber. Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at ryan.weber@uah.edu for more information about the show.

    • 27 min
    David Dylan Thomas on Cognitive Bias

    David Dylan Thomas on Cognitive Bias

    David Dylan Thomas, author of Design for Cognitive Bias, offers insight on how our unconscious minds shape decisions and designs and tells us what we can do about it. Learn more at https://www.daviddylanthomas.com/. Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at ryan.weber@uah.edu for more information about the show.

    • 15 min
    Dr. Jenny Rice on Conspiracy Theories

    Dr. Jenny Rice on Conspiracy Theories

    Dr. Jenny Rice, author of Awful Archives: Conspiracy Theory, Rhetoric, and Acts of Evidence, talks about how conspiracy theorists use evidence and gives advice for how to engage conspiracy theorists (and when not to). Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at ryan.weber@uah.edu for more information about the show.

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    Dr. Katie Trauth Taylor on Creating COVID-19 Infographics

    Dr. Katie Trauth Taylor on Creating COVID-19 Infographics

    Dr. Katie Trauth Taylor of Untold Content (https://untoldcontent.com/) talks about a recent collaboration between her company and Action Learning Network to create infographics and social media materials about COVID-19 for heart failure patients and their parents. Check out the infographics here: https://www.actionlearningnetwork.org/covid19. Follow @TechCommUAH or email Ryan Weber at ryan.weber@uah.edu for more information about the show.

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Ryan and his knowledgeable guests offer up engaging and useful information every show. Never disappoints. More shows please!

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Excellent Resource for Tech Comm

I especially recommend this podcast for Tech Comm students and professors so they can learn about or stay abreast of some of the current trends in the field. The interviews with scholars and/or professionals are informative and enlightening.

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