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Equipping technical communicators for social justice work: theories, methodologies, and pedagogies

dc.contributor.authorWalton, Rebecca, editor
dc.contributor.authorAgboka, Godwin Y., editor
dc.contributor.authorUtah State University Press, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractProvides action-focused resources-heuristics, methodologies, theories-for scholars to enact social justice. These resources support the work of scholars and practitioners in conducting research and teaching classes in socially just ways. Each chapter identifies a tool, highlights its relevance to technical communication, and explains how and why it can prepare.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction: beyond ideology and theory: applied approaches to social justice / by Rebecca Walton and Godwin Agboka -- Narratives from the margins: centering women of color in technical communication / by Laura Gonzales, Josephine Walwema, Natasha N. Jones, Han Yu, Angela M. Haas, and Miriam F. Williams -- Iñupiat Ilitqusiat: an indigenist ethics approach for working with marginalized knowledges in technical communication / by Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaz -- "I'm surprised that this hasn't happened before": an indigenous examination of UXD failure during the Hawai'i missile false alarm / by Emily Legg and Adam Strantz -- Purpose and participation: heuristics for planning, implementing, and reflecting on social justice work / by Emma J. Rose and Alison Cardinal -- Visual participatory action research methods: presenting nuanced, co-created accounts of public problems / by Erin Brock Carlson -- Legal resource mapping as a methodology for social justice research and engagement / by Mark A. Hannah, Kristen R. Moore, Nicole Lowman, and Kehinde Alonge -- Social activism in 280 characters or less: how to incorporate critical analysis of online activism into TPC curriculum / by Kimberly Harper -- The tarot of tech: foretelling the social justice impacts of our designs / by Sarah Beth Hopton -- An intersectional feminist rhetorical pedagogy in the technical communication classroom / by Oriana A. Gilson -- Election technologies as a tool for cultivating civic literacies in technical communication: a case of the redistricting game / by Fernando Sánchez, Isidore Dorpenyo, and Jennifer Sano-Franchini -- Plotting an interstitial design process: design thinking and social design processes as framework for addressing social justice issues in TPC classrooms / by Liz Lane -- Kategorias and apologias as heuristics for social justice advocacy / by Keith Grant-Davie -- Afterword: equipping for action: suggestions for using this book / by Rebecca Walton and Godwin Agboka.
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dc.subject.lcshCommunication of technical information -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshSocial justice
dc.titleEquipping technical communicators for social justice work: theories, methodologies, and pedagogies


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