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Steve Benninghoff

Associate Professor

Steve Benninghoff 613A Pray-Harrold




Ph.D. from Purdue University

Interests and Expertise


Principles of Technical Communication
Writing, Style and Technology
Technical Writing
Technical Editing
Writing Computer Documentation
Seminar in Technical and Professional Writing
Advanced Technical Writing and Research

Recent Publications and Presentations

“An Interface for Interaction Design: Using Course Wikis to Build Knowledge Communities.”     Chapter in Designing Web-Based Applications for 21st Century Writing Classrooms.   George Pullman and Baotong Gu, editors.  Baywood Publishing, 2012.



"Bridging Place, Writing Space: The Promise and Challenges of Course Wikis." Computers & Writing Conference 2007, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

"Moving to the Center while Keeping our Edge: Positioning Problems in the Writing Program." Poster, Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference 2007, New York, NY.

"A Community Management System? Online/F2F" Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference 2006, Chicago, IL.

“Usable, Yes. But is it Useful?: Taking a Hard Look at TC Program Websites.” Presented in March 2005 at the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference, San Francisco, CA.

“TPC Program Snapshots: Developing Curricula and Addressing Challenges.” (with Nancy Allen). Technical Communication Quarterly 13.2 (Spring 2004) 157-185.

“The Problem of Process Awareness and Assessment-Making.” Conference on College Composition and Communication 2004. San Antonio, TX.