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How to get invited to that cool new project

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Jack Labriola, Kennesaw State University, explains how to help colleagues in different disciplines see the importance of technical communication and user experience and…

De-Myth-ifying the Book Writing Process

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Heidi Lawrence, George Mason University, explains what the book writing process is really like and why it’s worth doing Season 1, Episode 1…

Job Search 2.0: Artificial Intelligence Impact in Candidate Pre-Screening

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Huiling Ding explains the impact of AI tools on job application materials and strategies Season 1, Episode 17 | 47 min https://episodes.castos.com/5f0873f9f1ecc0-61906007/2021-03-03-Ding.m4a        …

Ethics in Technical Communications

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Sam Dragga discusses ethical practices in developing research projects, writing and revising manuscripts, and interacting with editors and reviewers. Season 1, Episode 1…

How to Increase Diversity in the Field of Technical and Professional Communications

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Chris Dayley explains how increasing diversity in the field helps technical communication as a profession. Season 1, Episode 15 | 45 min https://episodes.castos.com/5f0873f9f1ecc0-61906007/r42-dayley.m4a…

What COVID can teach us about the power of data visualization

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Sara Doan explains how to create accurate, accessible, and eye-catching graphics about complex technical data meant for sharing over social media Season 1,…

Using Trauma-Informed Design to Support Equity in Essential Needs

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, a panel from Michigan State explains how communicators can engage in trauma-informed design. Season 1, Episode 13 | 52 min https://episodes.castos.com/5f0873f9f1ecc0-61906007/r42-msupanel-final.m4a         Ben…

Exploring the Intersections of UX and Technical Communication

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Emma Rose, University of Washington, explains the relationship between User Experience and Technical Communication. Season 1, Episode 12 | 44 min https://episodes.castos.com/5f0873f9f1ecc0-61906007/rose.audio.m4a        …