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Name Suzanne Rintoul
School School of Language and Communications Studies
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Electronic Systems Engineering

Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD, English (McMaster)
  • MA, English (McMaster)
  • BA, English (Western)
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • ENGL 71370, Technical Communications and Visual Media
  • ENGL 71200, Scientific and Technical Communication
  • COMM 1085, College Reading and Writing Skills
  • COMM 1180, Effective Technical Communication
  • COMM 1845, Business Communications 1
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • History of Technical Communication
  • Visual Media in Technical Communication
  • Nineteenth-Century Culture and Literature
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 9 years of experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Recent Publications:

  • "The Other Kind of Funnies: Comics in Technical Communications." Canadian Journal for the Study of Discourse and Writing."
  • Intimate Violence and Victorian Print Culture: Representational Tensions. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Recent Presentations:

"Encouraging Self-Reflexive Reading Practices Among Students Through Diverse Levels of Narrative Detail in Professional Communications Case Studies," Canadian Association of Language and Literacy, 2015

Additional Information I am committed to helping students communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts, and to encouraging them to think critically about the relationships between content and media.

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