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Archive for April, 2008

Computers & Writing Graduate Research Network 2008

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 22nd, 2008

The Graduate Research Network (GRN) is a fabulous part of the Computers & Writing (C&W) conference, and I highly recommend it for any gradute student in any stage of a C&W research project. A few of my graduate students have been asking me for information, so I thought I’d post a link to the GRN […]

Call for Proposals: CPTSC 2008

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 21st, 2008

Call for Proposals 2008 Annual Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Conference Location: Minneapolis, MN Conference Dates: October 2-4, 2008 Conference Theme: Programs in Context: Past, Present, and Future Overview Thirty-five years ago, a group of educators came together in Minneapolis, MN to examine how the context in which technical […]

Screen Space Episode 2: Five things to avoid on your websites

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 19th, 2008

Today’s topic is the opposite of last episode’s. Instead of five easy things to do to make your websites stronger, today I am going to talk about five things to avoid. Each of these design mistakes is fairly easy to avoid and in many cases actually making these mistakes takes more time and effort than not doing it. By avoiding these five mistakes your websites and new media will be more usable, accessible, effective, and efficient.

 
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Delay of Screen Space #2

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 14th, 2008

Due to illness, I am delaying the release of Screen Space Episode 2. The episode will be released later this week. The topic is five things to avoid on your website-–and most of these are easier to avoid then to do. So, the episode should even save you time. Any guesses on what the five […]

Register today for Computers & Writing!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 8th, 2008

Today, April 8th, is the deadline for the early registration for Computers and Writing 2008. After today, registration goes up $20. I highly recommend this conference for those interested in writing and technology or those who write with technology. Plus, it is close for those in the Atlanta area, which is great for me and […]

Blogging CCCC

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 4th, 2008

I am also blogging some of the CCCC sessions I am attending. Enjoy!

ATTW Session B3

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 2nd, 2008

ATTW Session B3: New perspectives on usability and user-experience research Kellie Rae Carter “Community-networks and prototype-actors: The language games of design prototypes” Types of values: Moral, conventional, and personal values Presents the case for value-centered design Categories expose area of social action—what is actually happening Social networks “unbearable chaos” that Wingrad (?) proposed would happen […]

Blogging ATTW 2008

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 2nd, 2008

I am once again attempting to live blog/less live blog a conference I am attending. This conference is ATTW 2008: Connecting Communities. I will be taking notes on a laptop and posting them online after the sessions or when I get a chance.

Screen Space Episode 1: Five easy things you can do…

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 1st, 2008

Podcast Transcript:

 
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