The Community for Technology Leaders
International Professional Communication Conference (2005)
July 10, 2005 to July 13, 2005
ISBN: 0-7803-9027-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers
Papers

Design of virtual spaces for successful collaboration in technical and professional communication online classes (Abstract)

C. Yee , New Mexico Inst. of Min.&Technol., Socorro, NM, USA
I. Davidson , New Mexico Inst. of Min.&Technol., Socorro, NM, USA
pp. 20-25

The effect of a timed writing assessment on ESL undergraduate engineering students (Abstract)

J. Lax , Sch. of Electr.&Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 40-46

Oral presentations in international contexts: published advice, actual practice, problematic issues (Abstract)

T. Orr , Aizu Univ., Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
R. Gupta , Aizu Univ., Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan
pp. 54-64

Service leadership: the challenge of developing a new paradigm (Abstract)

J.B. Strother , Florida Inst. of Technol., Melbourne, FL, USA
pp. 65-71

Professional communication in the anti-terror age (Abstract)

C.F. Smith , East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC, USA
pp. 72-81

Teaching the communication aspects of KCIDE (knowledge capturing integrated design environment) (Abstract)

L. Penkowski , Cleveland State Univ., OH, USA
A. Brush , Cleveland State Univ., OH, USA
J. Watson , Cleveland State Univ., OH, USA
pp. 122-128

PRiME: designing challenge-based ethics instruction for undergraduate engineers (Abstract)

H. Hart , Dept. of Civil Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 137-143

An exciting new twist on a familiar approach: credit-based research groups at the University of Washington (Abstract)

J. Ramey , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Univ. of Washington, USA
J. Turns , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Univ. of Washington, USA
pp. 144-150

Editorial smarts: contextual and single sentence editing tools (Abstract)

V.M. Mikelonis , Minnesota Univ., Duluth, MN, USA
H. Constantinides , Minnesota Univ., Duluth, MN, USA
pp. 151-160

Connecting popular culture and science: the case of biotechnology (Abstract)

S. Allender-Hagedorn , Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
C.W. Ruggiero , Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 161-175

Defining usability: quality of use or quality of experience? (Abstract)

J. Kirakowski , Univ. Coll. Cork, Ireland
N. McNamara , Univ. Coll. Cork, Ireland
pp. 200-204

Project management and quality assurance in cover-to-cover translation of a medical journal (Abstract)

M.E. Kerans , Univ. Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
pp. 220-236

Using visual rhetoric to avoid PowerPoint pitfalls (Abstract)

A. Manning , Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. 281-287

The effects of text slide format and presentational quality on learning in college lectures (Abstract)

W. Blokzijl , Inst. of Technol.&Commun., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
B. Andeweg , Inst. of Technol.&Commun., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 288-299

Web pages of three multinational companies addressing consumer items: are they economically designed? (Abstract)

S.A.H. Rizvi , King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
A.O. Bafail , King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
S.I. Ishrat , King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
pp. 300-307

Virtual classroom implementation on the Web (Abstract)

H.H. Basak , Dokuz Eylul Univ., Izmir, Turkey
S. Cakir , Dokuz Eylul Univ., Izmir, Turkey
pp. 318-322

Analyzing the interaction between facilitator and participants in two variants of the think-aloud method (Abstract)

M.D.T. de Jong , Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
M.J. van den Haak , Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
pp. 323-327

Fluorescent pets and martyr mice: GM animals, art, and visual rhetoric (Abstract)

S. Black , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 346-352

Do curricula in technical communication jibe with managerial expectations? A report about core competencies (Abstract)

K.T. Rainey , Southern Polytech. State Univ., Atlanta, GA, USA
R.K. Turner , Southern Polytech. State Univ., Atlanta, GA, USA
D. Dayton , Southern Polytech. State Univ., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 359-368

Connecting to the audience: strategies for teaching students to write for translation (Abstract)

M. Flammia , Dept. of English, Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 379-389

Single-sourcing online help and training manuals (Abstract)

R. Houser , User First Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 404-413

Formulaic interactions with engineering students (Abstract)

K. Riley , Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
J. Mackiewicz , Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 414-421

Making the process the content: connecting engineering students to the real real world (Abstract)

H. Hart , Dept. of Civil Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 447-450

Technical and professional communication e-learning environments: establishing community and "sense of community" (Abstract)

S. Southard , East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC, USA
C. Cranford , East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC, USA
pp. 471-476

Adapting training to international standards: a case study in aviation English training (Abstract)

J.B. Strother , Florida Inst. of Technol., Melbourne, FL, USA
pp. 498-501

An oral communication curriculum for health science professionals (Abstract)

C. Parkhurst , Massachusetts Coll. of Pharmacy&Health Sci., MA, USA
pp. 502-507

Making a little theory go a long way: situating rubrics for learning and assessing (Abstract)

M. Hundleby , Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
P.E. Weiss , Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
S. McCahan , Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
K. Woodhouse , Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 508-516

Observing professionals taking notes on screen (Abstract)

M. Melenhorst , Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
pp. 540-545

Using thinking-aloud data to characterize cognitive tasks in hypertext (Abstract)

C. van Hooijdonk , Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
N. Ummelen , Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
A. Maes , Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
pp. 546-553

Conducting remote, Internet-based experiments on Web design (Abstract)

E. Cuddihy , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
S.S. Leopold , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
J. Barrick , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
J.H. Spyridakis , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
C. Wei , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
B. Maust , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
A.L. Bartell , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 554-561

Project management in multi-disciplinary collaborative research (Abstract)

S. Lloyd , Comput. Lab., Oxford Univ., UK
A. Simpson , Comput. Lab., Oxford Univ., UK
pp. 602-611

Communication aspects of ProSkills: a non-technical skill development and enhancement program for engineers (Abstract)

J. Watson , Cleveland State Univ., OH, USA
C. Alexander , Cleveland State Univ., OH, USA
pp. 631-637

Technical language: learning from the Columbia and Challenger reports (Abstract)

P.M. Dombrowski , Central Florida Univ., Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 638-641

Using eye tracking to address limitations in think-aloud protocol (Abstract)

L. Cooke , North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
pp. 653-658

Leaders, managers and producers: repositioning technical communication for the creative economy (Abstract)

S.D. Williams , Williams Intelligent Commun., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 659-670

Breaking ground: distance learning in teacher development (Abstract)

E.M.V. Olvera , Univ. de Guadalajara, Spain
pp. 698-702

Managing collaboration: adding communication and documentation environment (CDE) to a product development cycle (Abstract)

S. Feinberg , Dept. of Humanities, Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
L. Batson , Dept. of Humanities, Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 752-758

Recognizing need: the analysis of qualitative data to inform Web site design (Abstract)

J. Turns , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
M. Eliot , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
R. Neal , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 778-788

Usability issues in city tourism Web site design: a content analysis (Abstract)

R. DeSantis , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Washington Univ., USA
Q. Zhou , Dept. of Tech. Commun., Washington Univ., USA
pp. 789-796

Designing and evaluating procedural instructions with the four components model (Abstract)

H. van der Meij , Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
M. Steehouder , Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
pp. 797-801

From fighting fires to building bridges: the role of metaphor in systems requirements (Abstract)

C. Brugha , Dept. of Manage. Inf. Syst., Univ. Coll. Dublin, Ireland
D. Casey , Dept. of Manage. Inf. Syst., Univ. Coll. Dublin, Ireland
pp. 813-828

The persuasive power of peer guides in Web sites that promote HIV/AIDS voluntary counselling and testing (Abstract)

I. Nieuwboer , Commun.&Cognition, Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
A.A. Maes , Commun.&Cognition, Tilburg Univ., Netherlands
pp. 829-839

The hidden costs of cross-cultural documentation (Abstract)

M.-L. Flacke , CRT, Tekom, INTECOM
pp. 851-857
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