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Legend Tripping

A Contemporary Legend Casebook

Utah State University Press

Contributors show how legend trips can express humanity’s interest in the frontier between life and death and the fascination with the possibility of personal contact with the supernatural or spiritual.

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Key Theoretical Frameworks

Teaching Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century

Utah State University Press

Drawing on social justice methodologies and cultural studies scholarship, this book offers new curricular and pedagogical approaches to teaching technical communication.

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Rhetoric, Technology, and the Virtues

Utah State University Press

Rhetoric, Technology, and the Virtues offers a framework for theorizing ethics in digital and networked media.

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Teaching Readers in Post-Truth America

Utah State University Press

Teaching Readers in Post-Truth America is an invaluable source of support for writing instructors striving to prepare their students to resist post-truth rhetoric and participate in an information-rich, divisive democratic society.

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Slender Man Is Coming

Creepypasta and Contemporary Legends on the Internet

Utah State University Press

An unprecedented folkloric take on Slender Man, analyzing him within the framework of contemporary legend studies, “creepypastas,” folk belief, and children’s culture.

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Teaching Professional and Technical Communication

A Practicum in a Book

Utah State University Press

The essays in this volume provide theoretical and applied discussions about the teaching of professional and technical communication.

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Rhetor Response

A Theory and Practice of Literary Affordance

Utah State University Press

Rhetor Response introduces the concept and pedagogical applications of “literary affordances”—the ways in which readers “use” and integrate literature into their own writing or lives.

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Wicked, Incomplete, and Uncertain

User Support in the Wild and the Role of Technical Communication

Utah State University Press

Author Jason Swarts shows how to document technologies that may hybridize into forms that not even their designers would have anticipated and offers insight into the evolving role of a technical writer.

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The Embodied Playbook

Writing Practices of Student-Athletes

Utah State University Press

The Embodied Playbook discovers a new approach to understanding student literacy in a surprising place: the university athletics department. Through analysis of a yearlong case study of the men’s basketball team at the University of North Georgia, J. Michael Rifenburg shows that a deeper and more refined understanding of how humans learn through physical action can help writing instructors reach a greater range of students.

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A Mission for Development

Utah Universities and the Point Four Program in Iran

Utah State University Press

Tells the remarkable story of faculty from three Utah universities who lived and worked in Iran as part of the Point Four Program,  reexamining the rise and fall of the US-Iranian alliance and exploring the roles that American universities played in international development during the Cold War.

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