Joint Fundraiser Event:
Mapping Ethics



When: March 22, 12-1 pm PDT .
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Presentation Description


A recording of the meeting (including handouts) is available for download. Refer to the information in the webinar email for details.


Join us as Dr. Sam Dragga offers a rapid review of key theories of ethics and explains why technical communicators must be positioned to recognize and mediate opposing perspectives.

Cost and Registration

  • TE SIG members and students: $0
  • Santa Barbara STC members: $0
  • Other STC members: $10
  • Non-members: $25 (The cost to attend this event only, as a non-member.)

How to Participate

Register for the Webinar:

Use the form below to register for the event. Advance registration is required.


Access the Handouts: You can access the materials by following the directions supplied after registration.

Join the Webinar: On the day of the event, follow the instructions that were sent to you by EventBrite.

Note: To minimize sound-quality issues, you will be in Listen Only mode while Dr. Dragga presents.


Join the Online Chat: Join the GoToMeeting chat during the webinar.

Access Additional Materials: After the event, members and nonmembers who registered for the webinar will receive access to the webinar recording and chat transcript.

Speaker Profile

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Sam Dragga is Editor-in-Chief of Technical Communication and Professor Emeritus of Technical Communication at Texas Tech University. He is co-author of The Essentials of Technical Communication (Oxford University Press, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2018), Reporting Technical Information (Oxford University Press, 2002, 2006), and Editing: The Design of Rhetoric (Baywood, 1989) as well as series editor of the Allyn & Bacon Series in Technical Communication (19 titles).

Dr. Dragga has authored or co-authored a score of articles in journals and collections on ethics, information design, and intercultural communication. He is a Fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) and a recipient of STC’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication and the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Best Book in Technical and Scientific Communication and Best Article Reporting Historical Research in Technical and Scientific Communication. He served as president of ATTW (1997-1999) and initiated the organization’s annual conference in 1998. He was also chair of the TTU Department of English (2002-2012).

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