The Community for Technology Leaders
International Professional Communication Conference (2009)
Waikiki, HI, USA
July 19, 2009 to July 22, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4357-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Contents (PDF)

pp. 1-9

Welcome message (PDF)

pp. 1-2

Cover (PDF)

pp. c1

Principles for creating good information representation (Abstract)

Keiichi Abe , Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 1-8

Suggestion of structure: An experiment with transition sentences (Abstract)

Bas A. Andeweg , Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
pp. 1-8

Secrets to managing a large documentation project virtually (Abstract)

Alexandra L. Bartell , The Boeing Company, USA
Katherine A. Brown , The Boeing Company, USA
pp. 1-6

Safety icons and usability: A Peircean reanalysis (Abstract)

Joshua Caldwell , Brigham Young University, USA
pp. 1-8

Effects of information usefulness, visual attractiveness, and usability on web visitors' trust and behavioral intentions (Abstract)

Peter de Vries , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Menno de Jong , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Myrthe Swaak , University of Twente, The Netherlands
pp. 1-5

Asking Internet users to explain non-use in Kyrgyzstan (Abstract)

Chad Driesbach , University of Washington, USA
Beth Kolko , University of Washington, USA
Rebecca Walton , University of Washington, USA
Aidai Seidakmatova , Sammy Ofer School of Communication, Israel
pp. 1-6

Global visions: Promoting excellence in the education of professional communicators and translators (Abstract)

Rosario Durao , Center for Comparative Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 1-7

Quest for excellence in a wiki-based world (Abstract)

Zohra Fazal , Florida Tech, USA
Rolanda Hatcher-Gallop , Florida Tech, USA
Maya Oluseyi , Florida Tech, USA
pp. 1-8

Towards an evidence-based presentation authoring tool (Abstract)

Terrance Goan , Stottler Henke Assoc. Inc., USA
Eugene R. Creswick , Stottler Henke Assoc. Inc., USA
David Dearing , Stottler Henke Assoc. Inc., USA
pp. 1-10

Elements of effective communication: Results from a research study of engineering faculty (Abstract)

Julia M. Williams , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, USA
Anneliese Watt , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, USA
Richard House , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1-7

Unexpected complexity in user testing of information products (Abstract)

Tharon Howard , Clemson University, USA
Wendy Howard , Clemson University, USA
pp. 1-5

What is excellence for Project Management knowledge in the context of globalization? (Abstract)

Bernadette Longo , University of Minnesota, USA
Constance E. Kampf , Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, Denmark
pp. 1-10

Survey of workplace english needs among computer science graduates (Abstract)

Thomas Orr , University of Aizu, Japan
Emiko Kaneko , University of Aizu, Japan
William Rozycki , University of Aizu, Japan
pp. 1-6

English language competencies needed by Japanese employees in the manufacturing industry (Abstract)

Ritsuko Ohta , Keio University, Japan
Keiko Kawaguchi , Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Tae Ito , Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
pp. 1-10

Boosting seniors' confidence by enhancing user instructions (Abstract)

Joyce Karreman , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Nicole Loorbach , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Michael Steehouder , University of Twente, The Netherlands
pp. 1-7

Cloud computing is changing how we communicate (Abstract)

Rich Maggiani , Solari Communication, USA
pp. 1-4

Emotion-spectrum response to form and color: Implications for usability (Abstract)

Nicole Amare , University of South Alabama, USA
Alan Manning , Brigham Young University, USA
pp. 1-9

Refining specifications of decorative/indicative balance in menu design (Abstract)

Alan Manning , Brigham Young University, USA
Noel T. Alton , Brigham Young University, USA
pp. 1-6

Writing across cultures: Basic principles for novice intercultural writers (Abstract)

Matthew McCool , Southern Polytechnic State University, Department of ETCMA, 1100 South Marietta Parkway NW, Marietta, GA 30060, USA
pp. 1-7

The work of writing: Lessons from literary engineers (Abstract)

Tom Moran , Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1-7

Assessment of (Abstract)

Kumiko Morimura , Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Yoshimasa A. Ono , Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 1-4

Storytelling: Improving technical communication through organizational change (Abstract)

Thomas Berry , The MITRE Corporation, USA
Gregory Nelson , The MITRE Corporation, USA
pp. 1-8

Perceptions of credibility in scientific images (Abstract)

Christopher Chandler , Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Kathryn M. Northcut , Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
pp. 1-7

Proposal writing from three perspectives: Technical Communication, Engineering, and science (Abstract)

Kathryn M. Northcut , Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Melanie Mormile , Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Mariesa L. Crow , Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
pp. 1-8

Using MAS to determine the audience for engineering documents (Abstract)

Takashi Okuda , School of information Science and Technology, Aichi Prefectural University, JAPAN
pp. 1-6

The use of paper-prototyping in a low-fidelity usability study (Abstract)

Jennifer C. Romano , US Census Bureau, USA
Erica L. Olmsted-Hawala , US Census Bureau, USA
Elizabeth D. Murphy , US Census Bureau, USA
pp. 1-11

Effective methods for training Japanese industry research engineers to write proper technical papers in English (Abstract)

Yoshimasa A. Ono , Global Ware Project, Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 1-6

Mobile phone users in Kyrgyzstan: A case study of identifying user requirements for diverse users (Abstract)

Beth Kolko , University of Washington, USA
Emma Rose , University of Washington, USA
Rebecca Walton , University of Washington, USA
Cynthia Putnam , University of Washington, USA
pp. 1-13

Lost in translation: Applications of Simplified English in academia (Abstract)

Tamara M. Powell , Louisiana Tech University, USA
Nikki S. Scheuermann , Louisiana Tech University, USA
William Randall , Texas Tech University, USA
pp. 1-5

Two courses, two problems, and Project E-xchange: International collaboration to enhance cross-cultural communication (Abstract)

Tomoko Shimmura , Ishikawa Prefectural University, Japan
Scott Clark , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 1-5

Multimedia and culture: Globalization vs. localization of world music videos in the internet age (Abstract)

Irini K. Spyridakis , Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
pp. 1-5

Internet-based research for the desktop and beyond: Building a foundation of excellence for information design on the web (Abstract)

Sella Rush , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Elisabeth Cuddihy , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Sajanee Halko , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Jaayden Halko , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Jan Spyridakis , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Kate Mobrand , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
Brett Masker , Department of Human Centered Design&Engineering, University of Washington, USA
pp. 1-5

Effectiveness of Plain Language in environmental policy documentation for the general public (Abstract)

David Mattern , Parametrix, USA
Natasha Jones , University of Washington, USA
Jan Spyridakis , University of Washington, USA
Randy Dowell , University of Washington, USA
Katie Derthick , University of Washington, USA
Justin McDavid , University of Washington, USA
pp. 1-5

Achieving design enlightenment: Defining a new user experience measurement framework (Abstract)

Therese E. Dugan , University of Washington, USA
Alexander Thayer , University of Washington, USA
pp. 1-10

What is beautiful is useful - Visual appeal and expected information quality (Abstract)

Raymond van Dongelen , Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Thea van der Geest , University of Twente, The Netherlands
pp. 1-5

Effects of language fluency and graphic animation on modality choices by adults when following online explanatory demonstrations (Abstract)

Helen Petrie , Dept of Computer Science, University of York, UK
Steve Belt , School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
Patricia Wright , School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
Stefan Dimov , Manufacturing Engineering Centre, Cardiff University, UK
David De Roure , School of Elec.&Comp Science, University of Southampton, UK
Anthony Soroka , Manufacturing Engineering Centre, Cardiff University, UK
pp. 1-6

Surveys of the international communication needs of small and medium sized manufacturing companies in Tokyo (Abstract)

Atsuko K. Yamazaki , School of Arts and Sciences, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 1-5

Dialogue and monologue: A practice of producing a coherent document (Abstract)

Sayuri Yoshizawa , Hoshi University, USA
Yasushi Kambayashi , Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 1-4

A contextual understanding of (Abstract)

Han Yu , Kansas State University, USA
pp. 1-5

QuikScan: Facilitating reading and information navigation through innovative document formatting (Abstract)

David K. Farkas , University of Washington, USA
Quan Zhou , University of Wisconsin-Stout, USA
pp. 1-7

The relevance of information scent to information seeking on the Web (Abstract)

Sue Warcup , Durango, CO 81301, USA
Don Zimmerman , Department of Journalism&Technical Communication, Center for Research on Communication and Technology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523-1785, USA
pp. 1-5

Exploring plain language guidelines (Abstract)

Raquel Harper , Dept. Journalism&Technical Communication, Center for Research on Communication&Technology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523-1785, USA
Don Zimmerman , Dept. Journalism&Technical Communication, Center for Research on Communication&Technology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523-1785, USA
pp. 1-6

Small-screen interface design: Where are we? Where do we go? (Abstract)

Don Zimmerman , Center for Research on Communication&Technology, Dept. Journalism&Technical Communication, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523-175, USA
Teresa Yohon , Center for Research on Communication&Technology, Dept. Journalism&Technical Communication, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 80523-175, USA
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