Clarkson University professor earns Conference on College Composition and Communication award for book he co-edited
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 6:24 am

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University Communication and Media Professor Johndan Johnson-Eilola has earned a 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Technical and Scientific Communication Award for the book “Solving Problems in Technical Communication,” which he co-edited.

He won in the category of "Best Original Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication." He will be recognized on March 21 during the CCCC annual convention in Indianapolis.

The book was published last year and features 19 chapters by 27 authors, offering lessons and strategies to college upper-class and graduate students studying technical communication.

The book is the culmination of five years of editing Johnson-Eilola completed with Selber, an associate professor of English and an affiliate associate professor of information sciences and technology at Penn State University.

He co-edited the book with Stuart Selber, who will also receive the award.

Johnson-Eilola coordinates Clarkson’s Communication Internship Program and teaches courses in new media, audio production, typography, and design. He has authored nearly 50 journal articles and book chapters and six books. He received his doctoral degree in rhetoric and technical communication from Michigan Technological University.