Charles Sides, Ph.D., Professional Communication and Internship, Communications Media | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Charles Sides

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Monday 11 AM - 12 PM
Tuesday 11 AM - 12 PM
Wednesday 11 AM - 12 PM

Email and he will respond right away during those hours.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon Hall 343
Phone: 978.665.3548

Courses Taught:

Director, Internship Program


Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst 1981
M.A., Clemson University 1976
B.A., Clemson University 1974

Research Interests:

Technical Communication
Rhetoric and Grammar
First Amendment Freedoms
Southern Literature and Culture

Current Projects:

"The First Amendment and Why It Matters," book in development.
"On Values," article in development.

Representative Publications:

In Kimball, M. A., & Sides, C. H. (Ed.), Routledge Series on Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture. Routledge.

Mrvica, A., & Sides, C. H. (2007). Internships: Theory & Practice. Baywood Publishing Company.

In Sides, C. H. (Ed.), (1971). Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. SAGE Publications.

Sides, C. H. (2006). Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World. Baywood Publishing Company.

Sides, C. H. (2017). How to Write and Present Technical Information (4th ed.). ABC-CLIO Greenwood.

Sides, C. H. (2017). The Right to Write: College Communication and the First Amendment. Kona Publishing.

Sides, C. H. (1994). Technical Communication Frontiers. ATTW.

Professional Affiliations:

ATTW - Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
CPTSC - Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication