CFP: ProComm 2016, Communicating Entrepreneurship and Innovation, October 2-5 at the University of Texas, Austin

ProComm 2016, October 2-5 at the University of Texas, Austin, welcomes papers, panels, and workshops on the teaching, learning, and practice of communication in engineering and technical contexts. We also welcome papers that address this year’s conference theme, Communicating Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Entrepreneurs, as creators of … [Read more...]

Auburn University: Assistant Professor in Technical & Professional Communication

The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in technical and professional communication to begin Fall 2016. The teaching load is 2-2, with primary assignments in upper-division and graduate technical and professional communication courses as well as assignments in core … [Read more...]

Call for Administrative Committee (AdCom) Nominations 2015

The IEEE Professional Communication Society is managed by an administrative committee (AdCom) comprising 12 volunteers who work to assure that our society serves its members and the field of technical and professional communication. If you are interested in a higher level of involvement in PCS and IEEE, we invite you to consider being a candidate … [Read more...]

Yvonne Cleary & Darina Slattery: Communication Strategies for Virtual Teams

More and more, engineers are working in virtual teams, spanning the globe. What communication strategies does working in a virtual team necessitate, or what problems does it create? Yvonne Cleary and Darina Slattery of the University of Limerick present the findings of their research into communication strategies in virtual teams, identifying … [Read more...]

Update on CPTSC 2015 Conference: Website Up/Online Registration Open

Hi all, I hope you all had a good summer and that everyone’s semester is off to a good start. A few quick updates on the 2015 Annual Meeting/Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC): A reminder that this year’s conference will take place on 1-3 Oct. on the campus of Utah State University in … [Read more...]

Communication Practices in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Research for Food and Water Safety, Ed. David Wright

The latest Wiley-IEEE Professional Communication Society book is now out. Through the eyes and experiences of experts in the fields, Communication Practices in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Research for Food and Water Safety examines the ways in which communication has framed food and water safety issues in the recent past. As well, this … [Read more...]

2015 CPTSC Award for Excellence in Program Assessment

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) seeks nominations for the 2015 CPTSC Award for Excellence in Program Assessment. This award recognizes outstanding contributions that individuals, collaborators, or teams have made to program assessment in technical and scientific communication. Please … [Read more...]

Reminder: Deadline for Submitting CPTSC 2015 Conference Proposal is One Week Away (7 July)

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals for the 2015 CPTSC Annual Meeting/Conference is roughly one week away (July 7) -- see the Call for Proposals below. The 2015 CPTSC Annual Meeting/Conference will be held on the campus of Utah State University in Logan, UT, on October 1-3, 2015. Please submit proposals and … [Read more...]

Call for Papers/Chapters on Engineering Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability

Working Book Title: Engineering Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability:Ethics and Communication in Humanitarian Engineering Service-Learning in the Developing World Abstracts Due July 15, 2015 Beth Jorgensen, Saginaw Valley State University (book editor) I am seeking first-time publications for an edited volume on service-learning that … [Read more...]

Second Quarter 2015 Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Now Available

The Second Quarter 2015 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is now available online, and will be arriving in the mailboxes of members over the next several weeks (packaged with the First Quarter issue). Highlights of the issue include: 1.    Editorial:  The Basics of Reporting Research by Saul Carliner Explains the … [Read more...]