Aphorisms for Internationalizing Technical Communication Programs


  • Kirk St.Amant Lousiana Tech


aphorisms, collaborations, communication, internationalization, stakeholders


Online media increasingly allow technical and professional communication (TPC) programs to engage in international collaborations.  For such undertakings to be successful, program administrators must address different aspects affecting international online exchanges.  Doing so requires effective discussions between program administrators and the stakeholders involved in the internationalization process.  Aphorisms that effectively encapsulate core ideas can play a central role in these interactions.  This entry presents aphorisms administrators can use when discussing the internationalization of TPC programs with key constituents.


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Author Biography

Kirk St.Amant, Lousiana Tech

Kirk St.Amant is a Professor and the Eunice C. Williamson Chair in Technical Communication at Louisiana Tech University where he serves as the Director of Louisiana Tech’s Center for Health and Medical Communication (CHMC).  He is also a member of the University’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) and is an Adjunct Professor of Health and Medical Communication with the University of Limerick in Ireland and a Research Fellow in User Experience Design with the University of Strasbourg in France. 




How to Cite

St.Amant, K. (2024). Aphorisms for Internationalizing Technical Communication Programs . Programmatic Perspectives, 14(2). Retrieved from https://programmaticperspectives.cptsc.org/index.php/jpp/article/view/74