Dr. David Gillette
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
Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design
“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.
“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.”