Tag: English and technical communication

Missouri S&T student works to localize corporate social media

Posted by on August 23, 2016

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Language barriers and cultural differences lead to the need for large, multinational corporations to adopt localized social media strategies. One graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology is looking at four companies in two countries to study best practices for building such a strategy.

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S&T publishes first edition of peer-reviewed journal

Posted by on March 9, 2016

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Undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology now have the opportunity to publish their research in a peer-reviewed journal called “Peer to Peer.” The journal, which includes peer-reviewed research articles written by undergraduates who were enrolled in English 1160 the spring 2015 semester, published its first issue in February.

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Food safety examined in new book by S&T researcher

Posted by on November 20, 2015

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A new book edited by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher discusses the ways communication and developing technologies can improve global food and water safety. In-depth interviews with food industry experts reveal the slow acceptance of new technology and the subconscious ways that people judge food when making purchases.

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Missouri S&T personalizes English class for each student

Posted by on September 22, 2015

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This fall, students taking English 1160 at Missouri University of Science and Technology are finding their studies have more practical applications than ever before. Titled “Writing and Research,” the course was redesigned to promote students writing in their respective major disciplines.

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Adobe partnership benefits technical communication at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 17, 2015

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has recently partnered with Adobe Systems Inc. to provide students and faculty in the technical communication program with hands-on access to industry-standard software. Courtesy of its University Outreach Program, Adobe Systems Inc. has provided Missouri S&T with a free license for its Technical Communication Suite 5 collection of software programs, each of which technical communication students are likely to encounter in their future jobs as technical writers and communicators.

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One Book program at Missouri S&T to focus on community and social acceptance

Posted by on July 21, 2015

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The national bestseller “Outcasts United” has been selected for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2015 One Book program. Approximately 1,200 freshman students will be expected to read the book during the summer before they arrive on campus. It will then be taught in all sections of English 1120, a required course for most Missouri S&T students.

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Adobe partnership benefits technical communication at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology is partnering with Adobe Systems Inc. to give technical communication students hands-on experience with industry-standard software.

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New book by S&T author explores American novelist Richard Russo

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Novelist Richard Russo is known for chronicling American small towns, particularly those in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques Russo uses, as well as the significant themes that run throughout his works.

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Free poetry reading at S&T to feature acclaimed poets

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Acclaimed poets Katy Didden and Terry Kennedy will read from their works at a poetry reading to be held on the Missouri S&T campus this month. Welcoming remarks will be given by Maxwell C. Weiner Professor, Charlotte Matthews.

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English honor society inducts new members

Posted by on May 20, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, inducted 10 new members at the annual English and Technical Communication departmental picnic.

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