Steve Benninghoff

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English Language and Literature

613A Pray-Harrold


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  • Ph.D., Purdue University


  • 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

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 and 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.