1. People Get Ready by Kevin Meehan
  2. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  3. Problem Novels by Anna Maria Jones
  4. The Year of Disappearances by Susan Hubbard
  5. The Historicism of Charles Brockden Brown by Mark L. Kamrath
  6. As If, poems by Russ Kesler
  7. Transversal Ecocritical Praxis by Patrick D. Murphy
  8. The Heaven of Animals by James Poissant
  9. Intercultural Communication by Houman Sadri and Madelyn Flammia
  10. Lizard Man by David James Poissant
  11. Elegant Punk by Darlin Neal
  12. Drawing on the Victorians, edited by Anna Maria Jones
  13. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  14. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  15. The Rhetorical Nature of XML by J.D. Applen and Rudy McDaniel
  16. The Zero Theorem by Pat Rushin
  17. Getaway Girl by Terry Thaxton
  18. Crossing The Creek by Anna Lillios
  19. The Society of S by Susan Hubbard
  20. Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies by Patrick D. Murphy
  21. Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature by Tison Pugh
  22. Collecte Writings of Charles Brockden Brown edited by Mark L. Kamrath
  23. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  24. According to the Gospel of Haunted Women
  25. Mud Song by Terry Thaxton
  26. Writing for the Web: Composing, •Coding, and Constructing Web Sites
  27. The Flight of the Kuaka by Donald Stap
  28. The Season of Risks by Susan Hubbard
  29. Rattlesnakes and the Moon by Darlin Neal
  30. The Terrible Wife by Terry Thaxton
  31. Virtual Teams in Higher Education by Flammia
Madelyn Flammia

Madelyn Flammia, Ph.D.

Dr. Flammia's research interests include international technical communication, visual communication,and global virtual teams. Dr. Flammia has given presentations on intercultural communication at professional conferences and for corporate audiences. She is the co-author of Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges and the editor of the Society for Technical Communication anthology, Perspectives on the Profession of Technical Communication.

Education

  • Ph.D. from Rutgers University

Research Interests

  • International Technical Communication
  • Virtual Teams
  • Visual Communication
  • Document Design and Layout
  • Publication and Production
  • International Studies
  • Global citizenship

Recent Research Activities

Dr. Flammia is conducting research on virtual teams and collaborative work with two professors at the University of Limerick in LImerick, Ireland. In 2016, she published a book on teaching culture and communication in global contexts. Dr. Flammia is currently working on the second edition of her book, Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges.

Selected Publications

Books

  • Madelyn Flammia, Yvonne Cleary, and Darina M. Slattery. Virtual Teams in Higher Education: A Handbook for Students and Teachers. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2016.

  • Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia, Eds. Teaching and Training for Global Engineering: Perspectives on Culture and Professional Communication Practices. Piscataway, NJ: Wiley/IEEE Press, 2016. 

  • Houman Sadri and Madelyn Flammia, Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges, Continuum International Publishing, March 2011.

Articles/Essays

  • Madelyn Flammia, “WAC or WAG:  Should Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Be Expanded to Writing Across the Globe (WAG)?” College Composition and Communication, (2015), Vol. 66, No.4, pp. 700-705.

  • Madelyn Flammia, “Preparing Students for the Virtual Workplace: Overcoming Communication, Management, Technology, and Cultural Challenges,” EdTechnology Ideas Journal, (2014), Volume 1, Issue 3.

  • Madelyn Flammia and Houman Sadri, “Using an Interdisciplinary Course to Teach Intercultural Communication: Helping Students and Faculty Bridge Disciplinary Divides” Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, (2014), Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 21-26. (Selected from best proceedings papers at the 2014 International Conference on Society and Information Technologies.)

Book Sections/Chapters

  • Madelyn Flammia and Kirk St. Amant, “Leadership in Globally Distributed Virtual Teams:  Redefining the Qualities of an Effective Leader and Strategies for Effective Management,” Collaborative Communication Processes and Decision Making in Organizations, Eds. Ephraim Nikoi and Kwasi Boateng. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2013, 140-157. Refereed: International.

  • Madelyn Flammia.Using the Cultural Challengesof Virtual Team Projects to Prepare Students for Global Citizenship, Computer-MediatedCommunication across Cultures: International Interactions in Online Environments. Eds. Kirk St.Amant and Sigrid Kelsey. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2012. 328-343.

Awards

  • 2017 Society for Technical Communication (STC) Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication
  • 2015 UCF SOTL
  • 2014 NCTE Scientific and Technical Communication Award
  • 2010 UCF SOTL Award
  • 2009 UCF Internationalization Award
  • 2009 UCF TIP Award

Activities

Vice President, International Policy and Analysis Center

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10744 ENC4215 Tech Publication Project Mgmt Web Web Not Online

ENC 4215.0W61: Technical Publication and Project Management (Flammia)

Spring 2018

PR: Grade of C (2.0) or better required in ENC 3241 or C.I.

ENC 4215 focuses on the elements of page design and layout and demonstrates how general principles of design can be applied to specific projects and rhetorical situations. Students will learn about typography, graphic elements, and document production. Students will also create an online portfolio of their work by the end of the semester. Required Textbook: Williams, Robin. The Non-Designer's Design Book, 4th ed., San Francisco, CA: Peachpit Press, 2015.

11311 ENC4262 Int Technical Communication Web Web Not Online

ENC 4262.0W61: International Technical Communication (Flammia)

Spring 2018

ENC 4262 focuses on the development of documentation for international audiences. Students will learn to address the challenges of communicating across cultures; they will learn to prepare documentation for translation and to create visuals for global audiences. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a global virtual team project with college students in Ireland and France. Required Textbook: Hofstede, Geert, Gert Jan Hofstede, and Michael Minkov. Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, 3rd ed., New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 2010.

19404 ENC6297 Production & Publication Meth Web Web Not Online

Covers all aspects of the production of technical documents including typography, visual rhetoric, layout and design, and planning and managing publication projects. Students will learn about international issues in document design and production and will gain experience in usability testing and quality metrics. Students will work on real-world projects and will also conduct research on production and publication methods.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
91275 ENC6261 Tech Writing Theory & Practice Web Web Not Online
ENC 6261 covers major issues and trends in technical communication theory and the relevance of current theory to practitioners. Students will read and discuss essays by leading technical communication theorists. They will also conduct research in the literature and develop an annotated bibliography and a literature review.
81618 ENG6947 Intrn in Texts & Technology Web Web Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
51080 ENC4298 Tech Com for Virtual Workplace Web A Web Not Online
ENC 4298.AW60: Technical Communication for the Virtual Workplace
(Flammia)

PR: Grade of C (2.0) or better in ENC 1102

ENC 4298 is a course in which students learn the basics of virtual teamwork. They learn how to form a virtual team and structure a team project to be carried out without any face-to-face team meetings. They will evaluate the tasks that need to be performed and will select the most appropriate tools to use for those tasks. They will meet the challenges inherent in virtual teamwork and develop strategies for overcoming those challenges. They will also develop methods for tracking and evaluating their collaborative work. Students will work on a major project and also produce several short documents.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10764 ENC4215 Tech Publication Project Mgmt Web Web Not Online
ENC 4215: Technical Publication and Project Management
(Flammia)

PR: Grade of C (2.0) or better required in ENC 3211 or ENC 3241 or C.I.

ENC 4215 focuses on the elements of page design and layout and demonstrates how general principles of design can be applied to specific projects and rhetorical situations. Students will learn about typography, graphic elements, and document production. Students will also create an online portfolio of their work by the end of the semester. Required Textbook: Miles A. Kimball & Ann R. Hawkins, Document Design: A Guide for Technical Communicators, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007.
11388 ENC4262 Int Technical Communication Web Web Not Online
ENC 4262: International Technical Communication
(Flammia)

ENC 4262 focuses on the development of documentation for international audiences. Students will learn to address the challenges of communicating across cultures; they will learn to prepare documentation for translation and to create visuals for global audiences. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a global virtual team project with college students in Ireland and France. Required Textbook: Houman A. Sadri & Madelyn Flammia, Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges, Continuum International Publishing, 2011.
19182 ENC4262 Int Technical Communication Web Web Not Online
ENC 4262: International Technical Communication
(Flammia)

ENC 4262 focuses on the development of documentation for international audiences. Students will learn to address the challenges of communicating across cultures; they will learn to prepare documentation for translation and to create visuals for global audiences. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a global virtual team project with college students in Ireland and France. Required Textbook: Houman A. Sadri & Madelyn Flammia, Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges, Continuum International Publishing, 2011.
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
90810 ENC6292 Project Mgmt for Tech Writers Web Web Not Online
ENC6292.0W61: Project Management for Technical Writers
(Flammia)

Managing a writing project form inception to production; planning, budgeting, personnel, writing, and editing.
81777 ENG6947 Intrn in Texts & Technology Web Web Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
61191 ENC4298 Tech Com for Virtual Workplace Web B Web Not Online
ENC4298.BW59: Technical Communication for the Virtual Workplace
(Flammia)

PR: Grade of C (2.0) or better required in ENC 1102

ENC 4298 is a course in which students will learn the basics of virtual teamwork. They will learn how to form a virtual team and structure a team project to be carried out without any face-to-face meetings. They will evaluate the tasks that need to be performed and will select the most appropriate tools to use for those tasks. They will meet the challenges inherent in virtual teamwork and develop strategies for overcoming those challenges. They will also develop methods for tracking and evaluating their collaborative work. Students will work on a major project and also produce several short documents.

Updated: Aug 18, 2017

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