Announcements

#InclusiveTPC: A Statement from Journal Editors in the Field

Dear Colleagues:

We editors of publications in technical and professional communication thank you sincerely for your active participation in the two listening sessions we held on anti-racism and inclusion practices in publication editing and academic publishing.

The two sessions were held October 15 and 26, 2020, and moderated by Dr. …

Engineering Communications (temp) Lecturer, Cornell University

Spring 2021 POSITION DESCRIPTION 

This temporary position is for a Lecturer in the Engineering Communications Program (ECP) in the College of Engineering at Cornell University is available for Spring 2021 semester. The teaching will be for one section of an online and asynchronous course. Instructional materials …

Managing Q&A for Maximizing Engagement in Remote Environments

The question and answer period in any presentation has always been a key part of measuring and enabling audience engagement with the presenter and their content. An active Q&A session tells you that your audience has been listening and interested; a silent Q&A tells you …

Beware of the accidental audience

By Christine Nicometo, originally published on LinkedIn.

As I near the two-decade mark teaching presentations to professionals, you might say I’ve seen it all. From the brilliantly terrified to the underprepared but overly confident, speakers each start with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. However, …

The December 2020 of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

The new issue is now available online.

Volume 64, Number 4, December 2020

Integrative Literature Review:

Internet-Mediated Genre Studies: An Integrative Literature Review (2005–2019), by X. Shi, S. Carliner, and W. Wan

This study explores internet-mediated genre studies and identifies the specific genres studied, the analytical components, research methods used, …

ProComm Fireside Chat: Strategies for Industry Success in the New Normal

Thursday December 10th, 3:00pm EST. 

Strategies for Industry Success in the New Normal is an opportunity for you to reflect on challenges, discuss new strategies, and learn from the experiences of fellow industry members and academic professional communication specialists as we adapt to online, hybrid or physically …

Announcing the ProComm Fireside Chat series

Our society is excited to launch a discussion series to help you stay connected with like-minded professionals as we all navigate significant changes to our professional lives. The “ProComm Fireside Chat” series will be an informal opportunity to learn from other ProComm members as we …

The September 2020 of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

The new issue is now available online.

Volume 63, Number 3, September 2020

Publication of the IEEE Professional Communication Society [Publication Information]

Research Articles:

Building Psychological Safety Through Training Interventions: Manage the Team, Not Just the Project, by L. Dusenberry and J. Robinson

Successful team collaborations require psychological safety (PS)—a …