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Angela Eaton

Eaton, Angela

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Office: 363G
Email:angela.eaton@ttu.edu

Dr. Eaton's research interests include technical communication pedagogy and practice, quantitative research methods, grant and proposal writing, and technical editing.

Journal Articles
Books
Book Chapters
Conference Proceedings
Short Articles
In Press

Technical Editing


Journal Articles

Peer-Reviewed/Refereed

  • Eaton, A. (2009). Applying to Graduate School in Technical Communication. Technical Communication, 56(2), 143-171.
  • Eaton, A., Portewig, T. (2008). “Examining Editing in the Workplace from the Author’s Point of View: Results of an Online Survey.” Technical Communication, 55(2), 111-137.
  • Eaton, A., (2002)."Technology-supported pedagogy in business, technical, and professional communication." Business Communication Quarterly 67: 67-72.
  • Eaton, A., (2003)."The effectiveness of two methods of correcting formal error." Business Communication Quarterly 66: 79-83.

Non-Peer-Reviewed/Refereed

  • Eaton, A., Brewer, P., Davidson, C., Portewig, T. (2008). Comparing Cultural Perceptions of Editing From the Author's Point of View.Technical Communication, 55(2), 140-166.
  • Eaton, A., Brewer, P., Davidson, C., Portewig, T. (2008). Examining Editing from the Author's Point of View: Results of an Online Survey.Technical Communication, 55(2), 111-139.

 

Books

  • Rude, C., Eaton, A. (2010). Technical Editing, 5th Edition (5th ed., pp. 404). New York: Longman.

 

Book Chapters

  • Eaton, A., Rothman, L., Melson Smith, J., Woody, R., Warren, C., Moore, J., Strosser, B., & Spinks, R. Mentoring undergraduates in the research process: Perceptions from the mentor and nentees. In M. Eble & L.L. Gaillet (eds.), Stories of Mentoring: Theory and Praxis. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press.
  • Eaton, A. Students in the Online Technical Communication Classroom:. Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. Amityville, NY: Baywood's Technical Communication Series.
  • Eaton, A. (2010). Conducting Research in Technical Editing. In Avon Murphy (Ed.), New Perspectives on Technical Editing. Amityville, NY: Baywood.
  • Eaton, A., Rothman, L., Smith, J. M., Woody, R., Warren, C., Moore, J., Strosser, B., Spinks, R. (2008). In M. Eble and L.L. Gaillet (Ed.),Mentoring Undergraduates in the Research Process: Perceptions from the Mentor and Mentees. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press: Stories of Mentoring: Theory and Praxis.
  • Eaton, A. In A. Murphy (Ed.), Conducting Research in Technical Editing. Amityville, NY: Baywood: New Perspectives on Technical Editing.
  • Eaton, A. (2005). In K. Grant-Davie and K. Cargile Cook (Ed.),Students in the online technical communication classroom. Amityville, NY: Baywood: Online education: Global questions, local answers.

 

Conference Proceedings  

  • Cogan, R. (Presenter & Author), McDonald, B., Eaton, A. (Author Only), Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, San Diego, CA, "Retention of information from written," International, Peer Reviewed/Refereed. (December 2010).
  • Eaton, A. (Presenter & Author), McPherson, C. (Presenter & Author), Pohland, L. (Presenter & Author), Technical Communication Summit, Society for Technical Communication, Dallas, TX, "Results of Interviewing Editors: Best Practices, Challenges, Insights," International, Peer Reviewed/Refereed, Published in Proceedings. (May 5, 2010).
  • Eaton, A. (Presenter & Author), McPherson, C. (Presenter & Author), Pohland, L. (Presenter & Author), Technical Communication Summit, Society for Technical Communication, Dallas, TX, "Technical Editing SIG Progression: Editing Challenges and Opportunities," International, Peer Reviewed/Refereed, Published in Proceedings. (May 3, 2010).
  • Eaton, A. (Presenter & Author), Boettger, R. (Presenter & Author), ATTW Conference, Association for the Teachers of Technical Writing, Lexington, KY, "Writing and Editing Grants at the University Level: Opening Teaching and Research Opportunities Using Primary Tech Comm Skills," National, Peer Reviewed/Refereed. (March 17, 2010). Cogan, R., Gates, M., Eaton, A., Meetings of Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, Nashville, TN, "Effects of readability and formatting on recall of consent material early and late in the semester," International, Peer Reviewed/Refereed. (November 2009).
  • Eaton, A. (Presenter & Author), The academy/industry binary: The effect of distance education on the debate. Proceedings of the Society for Technical Communication 48th Annual Conference. 48 (2001):  1-4.
  • Eaton, A. (Presenter & Author), Technical communication and distance education: What’s being done, where we can go. Proceedings of the Society for Technical Communication 48th Annual Conference. 48 (2001): 87-92.

Co-Authored

  • Research on editing from the Author’s Viewpoint. With P. Brewer, T. Portewig, and C. Davidson. Proceedings of the Society for Technical Communication 53rd Annual Conference. May, 2006.
  • Problems in Navigating Online Help: Clues from User Search Patterns. With R Krull. Proceedings of the Society for Technical Communication 52nd Annual Conference. (May 2005): 282-6.
  • What users want from electronic performance support: Results from three waves of qualitative data. With R. Krull, J. Friauf, J. Brown-Grant. Proceedings of the Society for Technical Communication 49th Annual Conference. (2002): 311-4.
  • Usability trends in an online help system: User testing on three releases of help for a visual programming language. With R. Krull, J. Friauf, J. Brown-Grant.   IEEE International Professional Communication Conference Proceedings. (2001): 19-26.

 

Short Articles

  • Commentary on “Planning and information foraging theories and their value to the novice technical communicator.” Journal of Computer Documentation 26 (Nov. 2002): 181-3.