Dr. Ed Malone


Research interests: history of technical communication, history of rhetoric, technical editing, international technical communication

Dr. Malone has a B.S.Ed. and an M.A. from Missouri State University and a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He worked as a lecturer in English at the University of Missouri-Rolla (1993-1996) and an assistant/associate professor of English at Missouri Western State College (1996-2003) before returning to UMR/Missouri S&T in 2003.


Teaching Online

Dr. Ed Malone with International Tech Com students in an Adobe Connect classroom

In most of his classes, including TCH COM 6450 International Technical Communication, Dr. Malone meets with his students online in a Zoom classroom. He taught his first completely online, asynchronous course in 1998, using email, a website, and posting forms driven by homemade perl scripts on a web server in his office. He has been teaching online synchronous courses since 2011, using first Wimba, then Adobe Connect, and now Zoom.


Links to Other Items

Teachers and Practitioners of Technical Communication, 19401975 (Oral History Project)

Joseph D. Chapline: Technical Communication's Mozart

John M. Kinn: IEEE-PCS' First Editor

Dolly Dahle and the Business of Technical Communication

A. Stanley Higgins and the History of STC's Journal

In Memoriam: A. Stanley Higgins (19222013)

Eleanor McElwee (19242008)

Herbert B. Michaelson (19162009)

In Memoriam: Paul Stanley Kennedy (1924–2019)

British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1600, First Series (2001)

British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1600, Second Series (2003)


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