Social Media in Technical Communication

  title={Social Media in Technical Communication},
  author={Amy C. Kimme Hea},
  journal={Technical Communication Quarterly},
  pages={1 - 5}
  • Amy C. Kimme Hea
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Sociology
  • Technical Communication Quarterly
This special issue addresses social media and their effects on the field of technical communication. Through various methodologies and distinct sites of inquiry—from research into ways knowledge workers use specific social media sites, to collaborations by scholars across the globe using social media and other technologies, to classroom practices that investigate social media—contributors consider the imbricated nature of social media in public life and its significance to our work as… 
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