IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Volume 59 Issue 1 • March 2016

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): C2
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  • Table of contents

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  • Introduction to the Special Issue: Content Strategy— A Unifying Vision

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):2 - 6
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  • Content Strategy: An Integrative Literature Review

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):7 - 23
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    Research problem: Content strategy, whether narrowly focused on the production of web-based materials for customers or managing the data, information, and documentation of an entire enterprise, has become the latest in a series of movements and methods that have sought to improve the integration of professional and technical communication with the marketing, training, and business processes of org... View full abstract»

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  • International Standards for Information Development and Content Management

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):24 - 36
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    Problem: Standards provide a substantive, internationally supported framework through which information can be managed, developed, reviewed, tested, maintained in a content-management system, and published in a variety of forms. Research question: Why are standards and standards development important for information development and management? Key concepts: (1) The International Organization for S... View full abstract»

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  • iFixit Myself: User-Generated Content Strategy in “The Free Repair Guide for Everything”

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):37 - 55
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    Research problem: This study investigates the phenomenon of user-generated content strategy in an open-source, wiki-based content-management system (CMS) for the repair of technological devices (http://ifixit.com). By “user-generated content strategy,” we mean processes for developing systems for producing, moderating, and encouraging user-generated content. Research questions: (1) What strategies... View full abstract»

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  • Revising a Content-Management Course for a Content Strategy World

    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):56 - 67
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    Background: This teaching case describes the evolution of a course on content strategy aimed at advanced undergraduates and graduate students in the digital and professional writing programs at Michigan State University. The course has gone through three major shifts to reflect corresponding shifts in focus among professional and technical communicators: from developing content for the World Wide ... View full abstract»

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    Publication Year: 2016, Page(s): B68
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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society Information

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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.