Possible Soph Clinic Texts, Fall 2007
Boisjoly, R. M. (2006, May 15). Ethical decisions - Morton Thiokol and the space shuttle Challenger disaster – Index. Online Ethics Center for Engineering 5/15/2006 1:31:21 PM National Academy of Engineering Accessed: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 http://www.onlineethics.dnsalias.com/CMS/profpractice/ppessays/
Chapter V. The Contributing Cause of the Accident. Report of the PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident. http://history.nasa.
Critical parts of the structure: A look at the Minneapolis bridge’s structural components and where similar kinds of bridges are vulnerable. (2007, August 3). New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/ref/us/20070803_BRIDGE_GRAPHIC.html
Davey, M., & Wald, M. L. (2007, August 9). Potential flaw seen in design of fallen bridge. New York Times. Retrieved August 21, 2007, from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/09/us/
Douthwaite, B. (2002). Blowing in the wind. How ‘bottom-up’ beat ‘top-down’ for the billion dollar wind turbine industry. In B. Douthwaite, Enabling innovation A practical guide to understanding and fostering technological change (pp. 67-104). London: Zed Books.
Dragga, S. (1996). “Is this ethical?”: A survey of opinion on principles and practices of document design. Technical Communication, 43, 255-265.
Ettlinger, S. (2007). Polysorbate 60. In S. Ettlinger, Twinkie, deconstructed: my journey to discover how the ingredients found in processed foods Are grown, mined (yes, mined), and manipulated into what America eats (pp. 187 – 198). New York: Penguin.
Ettlinger, S. (2007). "Where does polysorbate 60 come from, daddy?" In S. Ettlinger, Twinkie, deconstructed: my journey to discover how the ingredients found in processed foods Are grown, mined (yes, mined), and manipulated into what America eats (pp. 1 – 12). New York: Penguin.
Farkas, D. K. Collaborative writing, software development, and the universe of collaborative activity. In M. M. Lay & W. M. Karis (Eds.), Collaborative writing in industry: Investigations in theory and practice (pp. 13 – 30). New York: Baywood Publishing.
Fatigue cracking suspected on bridge. New York Times. Video. http://video.on.nytimes.com/?fr_story=e469bff4983e6a52248caea96cf24d4da3eebd7c
Hutto, D. (2007). Graphics and invention in engineering writing. Technical Communication, 54, 88-98.
Janis, I. Groupthink. (1996). In E. Griffin (Ed.), A first look at communication theory with conversations, 3rd edition (pp. 235-246, 509). New York: McGraw Hill.
NTSB (2007, July 10). Highway accident report: Ceiling collapse in the Interstate 90 connector tunnel Boston, Massachusetts July 10, 2006. Retrieved August 21, 2007, from http://www.ntsb.gov/publictn/2007/HAR0702.pdf
Petrosky, H. (1998). Aluminum cans and failure. In H. Petrosky, Invention by design: How engineers get from thought to thing (pp. 89-104). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Petrosky, H. (1998). Bridges and politics. In H. Petrosky, Invention by design: How engineers get from thought to thing (pp. 160-187). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Petrosky, H. (1998). Paper clips and design. In H. Petrosky, Invention by design: How engineers get from thought to thing (pp. 8-42). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Petrosky, H. (1992). When cracks become breakthroughs. In H. Petrosky, To engineer is human: The role of failure in successful design (pp. 107-121). New York: Vintage.
Pollen, M. (1998, October 25). Playing God in the garden. New York Times Magazine. Retrieved August, 21, 2007, from http://select.nytimes.com/search/restricted/article?res=
Norman, D. (1990). The psychopathology of everyday things. In D. Norman, The design of everyday things (pp. 1 – 33). New York: Bantam Doubleday Bell.
Stille, A. The Gange’s next life. [get from new humanities reader.]
Tufte, E. (1997). The decision to launch the space shuttle Challenger. In E. Tufte, Visual explanations (pp. 38-53). Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press.
Tufte, E. (2006). Powerpoint does rocket science: Assessing the quality and credibility of technical reports. In E. Tufte Beautiful evidemce (pp. 162-169). Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press.
Tuomi, I. (2002). Socio-cognitive spaces of innovation and meaning making. In I. Tuomi, Change and meaning in the age of the internet (pp. 105 – 121). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. (2007, March 14). 2006 status of the nation's highways, bridges, and transit: Conditions and performance. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/2006cpr/index.htm
Weisman, A. (1994, August). Journey through a doomed land. Harper’s, 45 – 53.
Weisman, A. (2005, February 6). Earth without people [Electronic version]. Discover Magazine.
Winsor, Dorothy. (1988). Communication failures contributing to the challenger accident: An example for technical communicators." IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 31 (3): 101-107.
Winsor, Dorothy. (1990). The construction of knowledge in organizations: Asking the right questions about the challenger." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 4: 7-20.
Winsor, D. (1992). What counts as writing? An argument from engineer’s practice [Electronic version]. JAC: The Journal of Advanced Composition, 12(2), 337-347. Retrieved August 21, 2007, from http://www.jacweb.org/Archived_volumes/Text_articles/
Winsor, D. (2003). Managing an organization through powerful texts. In D. Winsor, Writing power: Communication in an engineering center (pp. 5-24). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
Winsor, D. (2003). Using writing to negotiate knowledge and power. In D. Winsor, Writing power: Communication in an engineering center (pp. 29-54). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.