Rosário Durão, PhD
CLASS - Technical Communication
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Dr. Durão's research centers on international professional communication, information design and data visualization, and science and technology (S&T) studies. She coordinates the Humanizing Technology research project
International professional communication
Science and technology (S&T) studies
PhD Translation Studies, Open University, Portugal, 2008 (2012–US equivalence)
Specialization: Translation Studies
Dissertation: “Tradução científica e técnica: Proposta para a formação de tradutores pluricompetentes especializados na produção de documentação científica e técnica do inglês para o português” (“Scientific and technical translation: Proposal for training multicompetent translators specialized in producing scientific and technical documentation from English to Portuguese”) (available at http://hdl.handle.net/10400.2/776)
MA Anglo-American Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 1996
Thesis: “O gótico como estratégia de subversão feminista radical em Zofloya: Or, The Moor, de Charlotte Dacre” (“The Gothic as radical feminist subversion strategy in Charlotte Dacre’s Zofloya: Or, The Moor”)
BA Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Lisbon, 1990
Concentration: English and Portuguese Studies
Pinto, Marta Pacheco, Joana Moura, and Rosário Durão (2016).“Understanding the visual communication of science and technology in translation: Initial results of an e-survey.” Journal of Translator Education and Translation Studies, 1(2), 2016: 58–77.
Durão, Rosário, Marta Pacheco Pinto, Kristina Henneke, and Karen M. Balch (2014). “Visualizing science and technology across cultures: Results of a pilot study.” Information Design Journal, 21(2), 2014: 99–114.
Durão, Rosário, Tie Wei, Kristina Henneke, Karen M. Balch, Maxwell Hill, and Rachel Rayl (2014). “Visualizing the data visualization network: The DVMap project.” European Scientific Journal, September 2014, Special issue edition, Vol. 1: 232-241, 2014.
Durão, Rosário, and Kyle Mattson (2014). “A more complete experience: Revisiting digital production at connexions.” connexions • international professional communication journal, 2(1) 2014: 3-4.
Durão, Rosário (2013). “International professional communication: An overview.” connexions • international professional communication journal, 1(1) 2013: 1-24.
Ford, Julie Dyke, Julianne Newmark, and Rosário Durão (2015). “Writers among engineers and scientists.” In Undergraduate Writing Majors: Nineteen Program Profiles, edited by Jim Nugent, Greg Giberson, & Lori Ostergaard (Boulder, CO: Utah State University Press), 2015: 106-118.
2009 Technical Translation: Usability Strategies for Translating Technical Documentation, Jody Byrne. The Interpreter and Translator Trainer (ITT), 3(1): 177–180.
[In press] Elisabeth Kramer-Simpson, Steve Simpson, and Rosário Durão (2013). “Building Strategic Partnerships: Experiential Learning and the Technical and Scientific Communication Curriculum.” 2013 Proceedings of the Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Costa, Carlos J., Daniel Bofill, Joaquim Baptista, Marco Neves, and Rosário Durão (2014). “Perspectives on design of communication.” ISDOC ’14, pp. 177-177, 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems and Design of Communication.
APCOMTEC (2014). Os nossos associados: Entrevista a Rosário Durão [Our members: An interview with Rosário Durão] APCOMTEC newsletter (APCOMTEC – Portuguese Association of Technical Communication), 2014.
- TC 589 & TC 589D Design for Innovation
- TC 589 & TC 589D Risk, Crisis, and Non-Profit Communication
- TC 589 International Professional Communication
- TC 561 Data Visualization
- TC 411 Persuasive Communication
- TC 389 & TC 389D Design for Innovation
- TC 389 Risk, Crisis, and Non-Profit Communication
- TC 389 International Professional Communication
- TC 361 (formerly TC 389) Advanced Visual Communication: Data Visualization
- TC 351 Web Design
- ENGL 341 Technical Writing
- TC 321 Internship
- TC 211 Media Studies
- TC 151 Visual Communication
- TC 101 Orientation to Technical Communication
Undergraduate directed studies
- TC 491 U.S. Senate Internship Perspective
- TC 491 Data Visualization Project Experience
- TC 491 International Crisis and Humanitarian Aid Communication
- TC 491 Website Management
- TC 491 Professional Communication Project Experience
Coordinator: Humanizing Technology research project (May 2014-to date).
2012-2018 Founding (co)editor of connexions • international professional communication journal
Search committee member: Social Science search committee (Sep. 2014-Jan. 2015).