Technical Communication and Rhetoric
University of British Columbia, BA
University of Waterloo, MA and PhD
Purdue University Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Carnegie has been teaching at Eastern Washington University since 2003. As director of the technical communication program, she revised the program, transforming it from an option into a BA. She has served as the Chair of the department (2008-2011), and currently directs the undergradaute and graduate programs in technical communication. Her research interests include program administration, service learning, problem-based pedagogy, information design, and technical communication's role in the information society. She has published in various journals including TCQ, Computers and Composition, Technical Communication, Kairos and Business Communication Quarterly. She is a member of the Association of Teachers in Technical Writing and of the Council of Programs in Scientific and Technical Communication.
(2012) Theoretical foundations for problem solving in design. In E. R. Brumberger & K. M. Northcut (Eds.). Designing texts. Amityville, New York: Baywood.
Nardone, C.F., Johnson, M.K. & Carnegie, T.A.M., Technical Communication as Problem Solving. (online textbook) Kendall Hunt.
(2010). Providing RefWorks Training for the University Library. In M.A. Cooksey and K.T. Olivares (Eds.), Quick Hits on Service Learning. (pp. 147-148). Bloomington IN: Indiana UP.
(2009). Interface as Exordium: The Rhetoric of Interactivity. Computers and Composition (28)2 164-173.
(2007). Integrating Multiple Contexts into Assessment of U.S. Technical Communication Programs. Technical Communication 54(4) 447-458.
Introduction to Technical Communication
Grammar for Professional Writers
Technical Communication Capsotne
Technical Communication: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy.
Professional Development in Rhetoric and Technical Communication
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