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Department/School

Communication

Faculty Sponsor

Professor Sandra Harner

Keywords

Feminist theory, technical communication, feminism, professional writing, gender, user design, design

DOI

10.15385/jch.2016.1.1.5

Abstract

This essay explores feminism, socially-constructed norms, and the relationship between feminism and technical communication. It argues that undergraduate technical communication programs should include courses that study feminist history and theories as related to the field, claiming that studying feminist theory will improve user-centered design and broaden students' spheres of influence as professionals.

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