Tech Comm Seminar 10/8: Visual Literacy, Visual and Information Design

James Gregory and Rachel Mahan will lead Monday’s Tech Comm Seminar discussion on visual literacy, visual design, and information design. We would like you to read and watch the following: “What is Information Design?” Janice C. Redish (pp. 211-17 in Teaching Technical Communication) From “The Vocabulary of Comics” Scott McCloud… Continue reading

Remixing Assignment Design

In this week’s D-Ped seminar, led by Leah Haught, Lauren Holt, Emily Kane, and Julie Hawk, we will focus on innovative assignment design. This week will be a very practically oriented session, so come prepared to put on your workshop hat and get an assignment remixed and ready to use…. Continue reading

Tech Comm Seminar 9/17: The “Soul” of Business and Technical Communication — and Academia

In this seminar session, Dr. Patrick McHenry and Dr. Andy Frazee will lead discussion on the “soul” of business and technical communication; in so doing, the seminar will also discuss the “soul” of academia. What is our responsibility as teachers and academics to the workplaces our students are going into?… Continue reading

A New Home for the Writing and Communication Program

Some nine months from now, the Writing and Communication Program will move into its new home down Bobby Dodd Way. The Stephen C. Hall Building for Writing and Communications Program is scheduled to open its doors in summer 2012, and when it does it will be one of the most progressive design spaces on Georgia Tech’s campus. Continue reading