Key Concept Archive

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Don’t be sidelined by your slides

Room 42 is recorded before a live studio audience Register to attend Dr Traci Nathans-Kelly, is currently the Associate Director for the Engineering Communications Program at Cornell University, College of Engineering. Traci has taught technical, business, engineering, and scientific communication…

Design Thinking for Writing Professionals

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Jason Tham, Texas Tech University, discusses what design thinking is and what it means in technical communication contexts, including how some attributes of…

Documenting Experience: West Virginians Affected by Natural Gas Pipeline

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Erin Carlson, West Virginia University, explores the intersection of environmental humanities and digital humanities to discover how technical communicators can be the bridge…

Digital Technology & the Future of Work

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Tim Amidon explains how emerging, digital technologies are transforming work and how practitioners, designers, and researchers can leverage UX and Techcomm research to…

Collisions in Patient Education: Surveillance, Medical Devices, and Communication

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Krista Kennedy and Noah Wilson, Syracuse University, discuss the complexities of algorithmic ecologies in medical wearables and navigating data surveillance disclosure in patient…

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 to address applicant tracking systems, resume screeners, and on-demand video…