Historical Studies of Technical Communication in the United States and England: A Fifteen-Year Retrospection and Guide to Resources

@article{Malone2007HistoricalSO,
  title={Historical Studies of Technical Communication in the United States and England: A Fifteen-Year Retrospection and Guide to Resources},
  author={Edward A. Malone},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={333-351}
}
  • E. A. Malone
  • Published 4 December 2007
  • Sociology
  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication
Not only have historical studies of technical communication increased in quantity and quality over the last 15 years, but they have also entered the mainstream of technical communication research. These studies have focused on practitioners, artifacts, genres, movements, techniques, events, and the profession, as well as relevant methodology and pedagogy. There are still many opportunities for historical research in our discipline, particularly in the areas of chirographic, oral, and nonverbal… 
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