Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Savage

Gerald J Savage

Professor, Internship Director, Technical Writing Program Director

Office Address: STV 421 M
Office Phone: (309) 438-7801
Office Hours: T/W/R by appointment.
Email: Contact Gerald Savage (gjsavag)
Website: Visit Gerald Savage’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Technical Writing
Technical Editing
Rhetorical Theory
New Literacy Studies and Genre Studies
social justice and diversity in technical communication
Research Interests:
Professionalization in technical communication
Rhetoric of technical communication and Technology
Narrative discourse in workplace contexts
New Literacy and Workplace Literacy Studies, Genre Studies, Classical and Sophistic Rhetoric, Policy and Curricular aspects of Cooperative Education and Experiential Learning
social justice and diversity in technical communication.
Education:
Ph.D., Rhetoric and Technical Communication,
Michigan Technological University
M.S., Rhetoric and Technical Communication,
Michigan Technological University
B.A., English and Philosophy, University of Alaska
Selected Publications:

co-editor with Teresa Kynell-Hunt. Power and Legitimacy in Technical Communication Volume I: The Historical and Contemporary Struggle for Status in Technical Communication. Amityville NY: Baywood, 2003.

co-editor with Teresa Kynell-Hunt. Power and Legitimacy in Technical Communication Volume II: Strategies for Professional Status. Amityville NY: Baywood, 2004.

and Dale L. Sullivan, eds. Writing a Professional Life: Stories of Technical Communicators On and Off the Job. New York: Allyn & Bacon, 2001.

and Teresa Kynell Hunt.  "Preparing Students for Service-Learning Contexts with Case Studies, Scenarios, and Workplace Writing Studies."  Resources in Technical Communication: Outcomes and Approaches. Ed. Cynthia L. Selfe. Baywood Technical Communication Series.  Amityville, NY: Baywood. 2007.

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