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.
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.
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