HU4634 Capstone Required Books


Thomas Friedman, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006, updated edition. ISBN: 0-374-29279-5
[Some context for The World Is Flat]

Scott Berkun, The Art of Project Management. O’Reilly Media, 2005.
ISBN: 0596007868


Articles & Handouts

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Bravo, Ellen. “The Hazards of leaving out the Users.” Schuler D. and Namioka A. (Eds), Participatory Design. Principles and Practices Lawrence Earlbaum, Hillsdale, NJ 1993, 3-11.

Jablonski, Jeffry. “Seeing Technical Communication from a Career Perspective: The Implications of Career Theory for Technical Communication theory, Practice, and Curriculum Design.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication. 19(2005): 5-41.

Spinuzzi, Clay. “The Methodology of Participatory Design.” Technical Communication, 52(2005): 163-174.

Suchman, Lucy. “Making Work Visible.” Communications of the ACM. 38(1995): 56-64.

We’ll review other titles as needed, depending on your project and research needs:

Brown, A., Green, T., and Atz D. “Guidelines for Multimedia: Veterans of the Process Explain How to Manage Multimedia Production Projects.”Educause Quarterly. 4(2001): 26-29.

AIGA: A Client’s Guide to Design: How to Get the Most out of the Process.

Durak, Katherine T. “Gender, Technology, and the History of Technical Communication.” Central Works in Technical Communication. Edited by Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart A. Selber. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Williams, Alex. “Pencil It In Under ‘Not Happening.'” The New York Times. June 18, 2006.

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