Dr. David Gillette

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Professor

Director, Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies Program

Office:   Bldg. 47-34H
Phone:   756-2331
E-mail:  

http://laes.calpoly.edu

Upcoming Courses

(subject to change)

Winter 2017

ENGL 412 - New Media Arts II
LAES 200 - Special Problems for Undergrads
​LAES 400 - Special Problems for Advanced Undergrads
LAES 430 - Internship
LAES 461 - Senior Project in LAES
LAES 462 - Capstone Senior Seminar in LAES
LAES 485 - Co-op Education Experience
LAES 495 - Co-op Education Experience

Spring 2017

LAES 200 - Special Problems for Undergrads
LAES 301 -  Project-Based Learning in LAES
LAES 302 - Advanced Project-Based Learning in LAES
​LAES 400 - Special Problems for Advanced Undergrads
​LAES 430 - Internship
LAES 461 - Senior Project in LAES
LAES 462 - Capstone Senior Seminar in LAES
LAES 485 - Co-op Education Experience
LAES 495 - Co-op Education Experience

Education

Ph.D. English & Rhetoric, University of New Mexico, 1995
M.A.  Creative Writing, University of New Mexico, 1992
B.A.   Broadcasting and Film: Film Production, 1985 

Teaching and Research Interests

Interactive Digital Design & Critique
Film Studies
Technical Communication
Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design 

Selected Publications 

“Looking to Cinema for Direction: Incorporating Motion into On-Screen Presentations of Technical Information.” Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication. Volume 52, Number 2, May 2005, pp. 138-155.

“Lumiere Ghosting and the New Media Classroom.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric , Technology and Pedagogy. Volume 10, Issue 1, September 1st 2005.
http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/9.2/binder.html?features/gillette/index.html

“Making the Most of Interactivity Online.“ Co-authors: Debbie Andrisani, Anna Gaal, Sherry Steward. Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication. Volume 48, Number 3, August 2001, pp. 309-323.

“Metaphorical Confusion and Spatial Maps in an Age of Ubiquitous Computing.“ Special Issue On Modeling Information in Electronic Space. Ed. Jonathan Price. Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication. Volume 48, Number 1, February 2001, pp. 42-48.  

Awards and Honors

2010 Cal Poly President’s Award for Outstanding Service Learning Faculty.
Awarded with research partner, Thomas Fowler (Associate Professor, Architecture) for work on the HO:ME project, a community development project for the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo building a new transitional housing complex for the city using sustainable materials and re-purposed shipping containers. See: http://www.containeralliance.com/HASLO.php Technical Communication. “Looking to Cinema for Direction: Incorporating Motion into On-Screen Presentations of Technical Information.”

 

Faculty Site:

http://cla.calpoly.edu/~dgillett/

 

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