Title: Assistant Professor
Office: Bate 2108
Guiseppe's research focuses on utilizing user experience (UX) design, content strategy, and other participatory research methods to help people improve their communities and organizations. This emphasis on digital technology and engagement leads him to develop communication and design projects with non-profits, businesses, and community-based organizations, in addition to collaborating with university researchers, teachers, and students.
B.A. University of Nevada, Reno
M.A. California State University, Fresno
M.F.A. California State University, Fresno
Ph.D. Michigan State University
User experience (UX) design methodsUser engagement and participatory designCommunication infrastructure and capacity-buildingContent strategy, workflow, project management, collaboration, and knowledge workSocial justice, social business, outreach and engagement, participatory culture, and service-learningDesigning for effective intercultural communication
ENGL 7780: Theory of Professional CommunicationENGL 7766: User Experience DesignENGL 7702: Research DesignENGL 4780: Technical WritingENGL 3880: Writing for Business and Industry (Service-Learning Section)ENGL 3040: Introduction to Professional Writing
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Getto, G. & Beecher, F. (2016). Toward a model of UX education: Training UX designers within the academy. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 59(2), 153-164.Getto, G. & Labriola, J. (2016). iFixit myself: User-generated content strategy in “the free repair guide for everything.” IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 59(1), 37-55.Getto, G. & St. Amant, K. (2014). Designing globally, working locally: Using personas to develop online communication products for international users. Communication Design Quarterly, 3(1), 24-46.Getto, G., Franklin, N., and Ruszkiewicz, S. (2014). Networked rhetoric: iFixit and social impact of knowledge work. Technical Communication, 61, 185-201.