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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 2006

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication publication information

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  • Case Studies as Minimalist Information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):297 - 310
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    Case studies are evocative narrative descriptions of a specific, real-world activity, event, or problem. Case-based learning is well established in professional education (e.g., law, business, medicine) and rapidly expanding in many other disciplines. We use cases as an instructional resource in our own teaching of usability engineering. In this paper, we analyze the proposition that cases can be ... View full abstract»

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  • Constructive Interaction: An Analysis of Verbal Interaction in a Usability Setting

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):311 - 324
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    This paper focuses on the interaction between teams of participants in the constructive interaction (CI) method. We analyzed transcripts and video recordings from five CI sessions in order to determine the types and frequencies of communicative acts performed as well as their usefulness to usability testers. In addition, we examined the contribution of the individual team members to the interactio... View full abstract»

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  • The Problem of Nuclear Waste: Ethos and Scientific Evidence in a High-Stakes Public Controversy

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):325 - 334
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    This article uses Aristotle's concept of ethos, the audience's perception of a speaker's character, to analyze a set of documents relating to a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. This analysis shows how the features of a successful persuasive ethos remain consistent through several genres, including scientific articles, reports, and press releases. Three major elements of a persua... View full abstract»

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  • Adapting e-Learning for Japanese Audiences Tutorial

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):335 - 345
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  • Building Science-Relevant Literacy With Technical Writing in High School Tutorial

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):346 - 353
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  • Meeting Minutes as a Rhetorical Genre: Discrepancies Between Professional Writing Textbooks and Workplace Practice Tutorial

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):354 - 364
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  • Picturing Machines 1400-1700

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):365 - 367
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  • Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):368 - 369
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  • Cross-Cultural Communication: Perspectives in Theory and Practice

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):370 - 372
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  • A Concise Guide to Technical Communication - 2nd Edition [book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):373 - 374
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  • Authorship in composition studies

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):375 - 376
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  • 2006 Index

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):377 - 380
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Information for authors

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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society Information

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): C4
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Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.