Understanding the Writing Context: Understanding the Writing Context S implicity & technical communication? Shannon-Weaver Model of Communication Context and Power The Challenger Disaster Engineering vs. NASA management Prove it’s safe to launch vs. prove it isn’t safe to launch Rhetorical Analysis & the Technical Communicator
Political-Ethical Implications: Political-Ethical Implications Rhetoric & Professional Discourse Windowpane format & forms The work of slaves? Praxis Technical Communication and Social Action Service Learning
The Report for Decision Making: The Report for Decision Making Genre analysis and context IMRD Textbooks & the recommendation report Solving theoretical, empirical, & practical problems Ethnographic vs. empirical research Koina
Ideology & the Map: Ideology & the Map Idea-System/Symbol System Inclusion/Exclusion What country is at the center of the Mercator map? What is the collage technique? What does it mean to denaturalize an image? How is this meaningful for technical communication?