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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 3 • Date Sept. 2009

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication publication information

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C2
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  • Examining the Information Economy: Exploring the Overlap between Professional Communication Activities and Information-Management Practices

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):225 - 228
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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  • Going Global: A Case Study of Rhetorical Invention, Packaging, Delivery, and Feedback Collection

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):229 - 242
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    When the primary aim of global, professional communication expands to include rapport building in addition to information sharing, basic parts of the communication process must be reevaluated. Such an assessment was conducted through a case study of a team that adapted a US training seminar for a Japanese audience. The team's strong emphasis on the communicative aim of relationship building illust... View full abstract»

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  • Legal and Ethical Issues of the Corporate Blogosphere

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):243 - 253
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    In the increasingly competitive global economy, corporations throughout the world must take advantage of all the marketing and communication tools available to them, including blogging. Blogs allow corporations to connect with their stakeholders in a more personal way and, thus, strengthen their image, brand, and customer loyalty. Instant feedback is available through comments posted on the corpor... View full abstract»

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  • Targeting an Audience of Robots: Search Engines and the Marketing of Technical Communication Business Websites

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):254 - 271
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    This paper explores the extent to which technical communication businesses with Websites are attempting to reach an audience of prospective clients through an intermediary audience of search engines. It draws on a survey of 240 principals of these businesses, brief interviews with half of them, and an analysis of their sites. Results show that search engines are among the most helpful methods lead... View full abstract»

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  • Micro Factors Influencing the Attitudes toward and the Use of a Mobile Technology: A Model of Cell-Phone Use in Guinea

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):272 - 290
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    Previous studies have often highlighted macro factors as explaining the adoption and use of cell phones in developing economies. However, micro factors, which directly affect the end user's motivations, have been underinvestigated. We examine the influence of micro factors on both individuals' attitude toward and their use of cell phones. Data were collected through a survey of 463 cell-phone user... View full abstract»

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  • Using Microformats: Gateway to the Semantic Web

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):291 - 302
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    This tutorial explains and describes the use of several microformats, which make information marked up in HTML available for use in applications outside traditional Web browsers. Because microformats consist of minor additions to the HTML backbone of common Web pages, they represent a simple but significant move toward what Tim Berners-Lee has called the ldquosemantic Webrdquo-but without requirin... View full abstract»

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  • Devising Collective Knowledges for the Technical Writing Classroom: A Course-Based Approach to Using Web 2.0 Writing Technologies in Collaborative Work

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):303 - 315
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    Technical and professional writing pedagogies have traditionally understood collaborative writing as an aggregate, cooperative venture between writers and subject matter experts. In contrast, this tutorial argues that Web 2.0 technologies offer technical and professional communication pedagogies more advantageous conceptions and practices of collaborative writing. The tutorial analyzes how new med... View full abstract»

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  • Visual Design for the Modern Web (McIntire, P.; 2008) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):316 - 317
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  • Internet Inquiry: Conversations about Method (Markham, A.N. and Baym, N.K., Eds.; 2009) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):318 - 320
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  • Tagging: People-Powered Metadata for the Social Web (Smith, G.; 2008) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):321 - 322
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  • IEEE-TPC Article Abstracts

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 323
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  • Calls for Papers on Tutorials and Teaching Cases

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 324
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Information for authors

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C3
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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society Information

    Publication Year: 2009, 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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Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.