TWC5/421: Arizona State University, Polytechnic Campus, Spring 2010

Course Texts & Materials

There is no required textbook for the course. After week three project proposals, we research appropriate and credible sources for your work together.

Online and PDF Readings — via MyASU w/ Password, under “Course Documents”:

Chandler, H. E. (2001). “The complexity of online groups: A case study of asynchronous distributed collaboration.” ACM Journal of Computer Documentation, 25(1), 17-24.

Graveline, A., Geisler, C., and Danchak, M. “Teaming Together Apart: Emergent Patterns of Media Use in Collaboration at a Distance.” Proceedings of the IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, 2000.

Schriver, Karen. “How Documents Engage Readers’ Thinking and Feeling.” Dynamics in Document Design. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Copyright Law of the United States of America:
Title 17 of the United States Code [PDF and HTML versions]
§ 101. Definitions
§ 102. Subject matter of copyright
§ 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair Use


February 2009 update: resources for uploading web files to your ASU server space (previously “Jukebox”) have moved:

And the folks at the IT Help Desk are very helpful, too:

ASU East computer lab: CNTR150 Computing Commons Site
Hours, availability, your AFS (M:) drive, software, and support
Setting up your ASU web space: Resources > Web Space @ ASU
When you’re ready to upload: Resources > Tips on Uploading

Writing Resources

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab

Web Design & HTML Guides

ASU Jukebox: Resources > HTML/Design Tools
Yale C/AIM Style Guide
The World Wide Web Consortium

Accessibility Resources

ASU Jukebox: Resources > Accessibility
Federal Web Accessibility Standards (summary)
Center for Applied Special Technology

Usability Resources

ASU Jukebox: Resources > Web Usability
STC Usability SIG 

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