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Faculty Directory » Charles Sides

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Office Information:

Room Number: CNIC 343
Phone: (978) 665-3548
Email: csides@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Director, Internship Program

Education:

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:

Sides, Charles H. Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 WorldBaywood Publishing Company, 2006.

Sides, Charles H. How to Write and Present Technical Information, 4th Edition. ABC-CLIO Greenwood, 2017.

Mrvica, Ann and Sides, Charles H. Internships: Theory & Practice. Baywood Publishing Company, 2007.

Sides, Charles H., editor. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. SAGE Publications, 1971.

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

Kimball, Miles A. and Sides, Charles H., editors. Routledge Series on Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture. Routledge.

Sides, Charles H. Technical Communication Frontiers. ATTW, 1994.

Professional Affiliations:

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