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Brian Price: Peeling Back the Layers of the Information Onion in Technical and Engineering Communication

Brian Price, Lecturer at Aston University, UK, explores the metaphor of the “information onion” in technical and engineering communication, which helps reveal important strategies for effectively delivering and designing information for your readers.

His talk on “Peeling Back the Layers of the Information Onion: Using Complex Layered Visuals for Knowledge Management” was delivered at the IEEE PCS Conference in Limerick, Ireland in July 2015. You can find papers from the conference at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/

Assistant/Associate Professor, Technical Communication/Media Studies

Mercer University’s Department of Technical Communication in the School of Engineering seeks applicants for Assistant/Associate Professor of Technical Communication.  Mercer’s Technical Communication (TCO) program is located on the Macon campus … [Continue reading]

The Role of Emotional Intelligence and Engineering Communication

Dr. Alex Ilyasova, Director of the Professional and Technical Writing Program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, defines emotional intelligence and describes the important role that it plays in engineering work, particularly in … [Continue reading]

2015 IEEE ProComm Wrap-Up and Awards

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Knappogue Castle, County Clare, Ireland Thanks again to all of those who attended the 2015 IEEE Professional Communication Society Conference in Limerick, Ireland. And thanks to our wonderful organizers, Helen Grady, George Hayhoe, the rest of the … [Continue reading]

Podcast: Engineering Success Through Better Communication, with Anthony Fasano

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In this podcast, we discuss the role that communication skills play in determining success for engineers with Anthony Fasano, author of the IEEE-Wiley series book, Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering … [Continue reading]