Strange Days: Creating Flexible Pedagogies for Technical Communication

Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Stuart A. Selber

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The COVID-19 pandemic created major disruptions in technical communication classrooms everywhere. Although technical communication instructors are used to teaching in a variety of contexts and settings, adopting a flexible approach in the first place will allow them to be better prepared for the changing dynamics of an unpredictable world. The authors present an approach that constructs pedagogical scaffolding to emphasize outcomes, interactions, relationships, and projects. These interrelated aspects form a coherent vision that can support both pedagogical planning and real-time decision making in specific instructional situations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-159
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Business and Technical Communication
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Communication
  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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