Author: Clay Spinuzzi

Clay Spinuzzi

Clay Spinuzzi

Associate professor of rhetoric at The University of Texas at Austin. Clay's research interests include research methods and methodology, workplace research, and computer-mediated activity. My first book, Tracing Genres through Organizations, was published by MIT Press in 2003 and was named NCTE's 2004 Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication. My second book, Network, was published in 2008 by Cambridge University Press.

http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/rhetoric/faculty/spinuzzi

Publications

Publication period start: 1999
Publication period end: 2008
Number of co-authors: 2

Co-authors

Number of publications with favourite co-authors
William Hart-Davidson
6
Mark Zachry
7

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
William Hart-Davidson
10
Mark Zachry
16

Publications

Spinuzzi, Clay (2000): Exploring the Blind Spot: Audience, Purpose, and Context in Products, Process, and Profit. In ACM SIGDOC *Journal of Computer Documentation, 24 (4) pp. 213-219. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/jcd/2000-24-4/p213-spinuzzi/p213-spinuzzi.pdf

Spinuzzi, Clay, Zachry, Mark (2000): Genre Ecologies: An Open-System Approach to Understanding and Constructing Documentation. In ACM SIGDOC *Journal of Computer Documentation, 24 (3) pp. 169-181. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/journals/jcd/2000-24-3/p169-spinuzzi/p169-spinuzzi.pdf

Spinuzzi, Clay, Hart-Davidson, William, Zachry, Mark (2006): Chains and ecologies: methodological notes toward a communicative-mediational model of tec. In: ACM 24th International Conference on Design of Communication , 2006, . pp. 43-50. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1166324.1166336

Spinuzzi, Clay (1999): Grappling with Distributed Usability: A Cultural-Historical Examination of Documentation G. In: ACM 17th International Conference on Systems Documentation , 1999, . pp. 16-21. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/doc/318372/p16-spinuzzi/p16-spinuzzi.pdf

Zachry, Mark, Hart-Davidson, William, Spinuzzi, Clay (2008): Advances in understanding knowledge work: an experience report. In: DOC08 , 2008, . pp. 243-248. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1456536.1456585

Spinuzzi, Clay (2007): Learning our ABCs: accessibility, bottlenecks, and control in an organized research unit\'. In: Proceedings of the 25th annual ACM international conference on Design of communication , 2007, El Paso, Texas, USA. pp. 201-206. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1297144.1297186

Zachry, Mark, Spinuzzi, Clay, Hart-Davidson, William (2007): Visual documentation of knowledge work: an examination of competing approaches. In: Proceedings of the 25th annual ACM international conference on Design of communication , 2007, El Paso, Texas, USA. pp. 120-126. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1297144.1297169

Hart-Davidson, William, Spinuzzi, Clay, Zachry, Mark (2007): Capturing & visualizing knowledge work: results & implications of a pilot study of. In: Proceedings of the 25th annual ACM international conference on Design of communication , 2007, El Paso, Texas, USA. pp. 113-119. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1297144.1297168

Spinuzzi, Clay (2000): Investigating the Technology-Work Relationship: A Critical Comparison of Three Qualitative. In: IEEE IPCC 2000 / ACM 18th International Conference on Systems Documentation , 2000, . pp. 419-432.

Hart-Davidson, William, Spinuzzi, Clay, Zachry, Mark (2006): Visualizing writing activity as knowledge work: challenges & opportunities. In: ACM 24th International Conference on Design of Communication , 2006, . pp. 70-77. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1166324.1166341

Spinuzzi, Clay (2004): Four ways to investigate assemblages of texts: genre sets, systems, repertoires, and ecolo. In: ACM 22nd International Conference on Computer Documentation , 2004, . pp. 110-116. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1026533.1026560

Spinuzzi, Clay (2003): Using a handheld PC to collect and analyze observational data. In: ACM 21st International Conference on Computer Documentation , 2003, . pp. 73-79. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/944868.944884

Spinuzzi, Clay (2002): A Scandinavian challenge, a US response: methodological assumptions in Scandinavian and US. In: ACM 20th International Conference on Computer Documentation , 2002, . pp. 208-215. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/584955.584986

Spinuzzi, Clay (2002): Modeling genre ecologies. In: ACM 20th International Conference on Computer Documentation , 2002, . pp. 200-207. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/584955.584985

Spinuzzi, Clay (2002): Documentation, participatory citizenship, and the web: the potential of open systems. In: ACM 20th International Conference on Computer Documentation , 2002, . pp. 194-199. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/584955.584984

Spinuzzi, Clay (2001): Software development as mediated activity: applying three analytical frameworks for studyi. In: IEEE ACM 19th International Conference on Computer Documentation , 2001, . pp. 58-67. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/501516.501528

Zachry, Mark, Spinuzzi, Clay, Hart-Davidson, William (2006): Researching proposal development: accounting for the complexity of designing persuasive te. In: ACM 24th International Conference on Design of Communication , 2006, . pp. 142-148. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1166324.1166359

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