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 …

Candidates on Slate for 2021-2023 Board of Governors

A slate of six candidates for election to the ProComm Board of Governors for 2021–2023 has been announced.

Pam Estes Brewer, Mercer UniversityClaas Digmayer, RWTH Aachen University in GermanyZhijun Gao, Peking UniversitySean Moseley, Rose-Hulman Institute of TechnologyLydia Wilkinson, University of TorontoDavid L. Young Jr., Georgia Institute …

IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Special Issue on Enacting Social Justice in Technical and Professional Communication

March 2022

Guest editors: Godwin Y. Agboka (University of Houston-Downtown) and Isidore Dorpenyo (George Mason University)

Recent incidents of police brutality and state-sanctioned murder of Black people have amplified the insidious cancer of systemic racism and inequality, injustice, White supremacy, privilege, oppression, bias, and discrimination against minority groups …

Call for Board of Governors (BoG) Nominations 2020

The IEEE Professional Communication Society is managed by a Board of Governors 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 the society …