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This guide is a collection of resources from books and journal articles to videos and other kinds of information to help students with Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication course work.

Use the links below, and the tabs at the top of the page, to go directly to resources related to writing, rhetoric, and technical communication.

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WRTC Organizations

  • CompPile  Icon
    An inventory of publications in writing studies, including post-secondary composition, rhetoric, technical writing, ESL, and discourse analysis.
  • Computers and Writing  Icon
    An information portal that hosts the official archives of the annual Computers and Writing conference as well as materials generated by the CCCC Committee on Computing in Composition (7C).
  • Rhetoric Society of America  Icon
    A broad conception of rhetoric which includes spoken, written, visual and material texts circulating in a wide variety of situations ranging from the public to the private and from face-to-face to digital, within historical and contemporary social, political, and cultural contexts including race, gender, class, sexuality, and ethnicity among others.
  • Society for Technical Communication  Icon
    The world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication.

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    Thank you to Jenne Klotz for creating this site for Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication students and faculty. Currently, Liz Thompson is maintaining and updating the site. 


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