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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 4 • Dec. 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

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  • The Role of Information and Communication in the Context of Humanitarian Service

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):325 - 328
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  • Adapting to Change: Becoming a Learning Organization as a Relief and Development Agency

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):329 - 345
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    Disaster areas and developing economies put great demands on relief and development personnel to adapt efficiently to fast-changing conditions. We draw on experiences at Mercy Corps and the literature on learning organizations, adaptive expertise, and communities of practice to identify five systemic tensions that need to be balanced when designing effective learning solutions: (1) employees' desi... View full abstract»

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  • Value-Sensitive Design and Health Care in Africa

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):346 - 358
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    In this paper, we describe our approach of using value-sensitive design to guide the design, development, and implementation of health information systems for use in rural areas of two developing countries in Africa. By using shared conceptual investigation, we are able to create a generalized list of stakeholders and values that span multiple projects without losing any of the power of the concep... View full abstract»

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  • Listening as a Missing Dimension in Engineering Education: Implications for Sustainable Community Development Efforts

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):359 - 376
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    Although listening is valued in engineering education literature, it is conspicuously absent from engineering curricula. Using interview data, data from published literature, reflective instructional experiences, and the intersection of those three data sources, this study investigates two primary issues: (1) engineering students' sources of resistance to listening instruction in a sustainable com... View full abstract»

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  • Making Sense of Media Synchronicity in Humanitarian Crises

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):377 - 397
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    This paper reintroduces concepts from sensemaking in media synchronicity theory (MST). It focuses on how media should support synchronicity to fit communication needs when making sense of a humanitarian crisis situation. Findings from interviews with senior management of humanitarian aid organizations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo show that, contrary to what is suggested by MST, low sync... View full abstract»

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  • Complementing Business Case Studies with Humanitarian Case Studies: A Means of Preparing Global Engineers

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):398 - 410
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    Business case studies have been a standard pedagogical tool in technical communication classrooms. However, the expansion of engineering practice-including the design and implementation of appropriate technology in the developing world-suggests the need to complement such studies. This paper analyzes three business and three humanitarian case studies. It highlights the complexities of audience and... View full abstract»

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  • Trees, Maps, and Theorems: Effective Communication for Rational Minds - Book Review

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):411 - 412
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  • Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering - Book Review

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):413 - 414
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  • Special issue Focus: Professional Communication in Global Contexts

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 415
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  • 2009 Index IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Vol. 52

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):416 - 420
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Information for authors

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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society Information

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C4
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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.