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Guiseppe Getto

Guiseppe Getto
Assistant Professor

Office: Bate 2108
Phone: 252-367-4364
E-mail: gettog@ecu.edu

Guiseppe's research focuses on user experience (UX) design and the development of participatory cultures, both within organizations and online. He has consulted and formed research and service-learning partnerships with many non-profits and businesses, including iFixit.com, a technical writing firm that hosts a wiki-based DIY repair website in order to reduce e-waste and encourage the sustainability of technological devices.

Degrees

B.A. University of Nevada-Reno
M.A. California State University-Fresno
M.F.A. California State University-Fresno
Ph.D. Michigan State University

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
User Experience (UX) Design
Technical Writing

Web Design
Content Strategy
Information Architecture
Social Justice and Civic Engagement
Communication Infrastructure and Capacity-Building

Courses Taught

Selected Publications and Presentations

Getto, G. (2014). Designing for engagement: Intercultural communication and/as participatory design. Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization, 5, 44-66.

Getto, G. (2013). Networked knowledges: Student collaborative digital composing as communicative action. Communication Design Quarterly, 2, 33-58.

Getto, G., Potts, L., Salvo, M., and Gossett, K. (2013). Teaching UX: Designing programs to train the next generation of UX experts. Proceedings of the 31st ACM International Conference on Design of Communication.

Getto. G., Cushman, E., and Ghosh, S. (2011). Community meditation: Writing in communities and enabling connections through new media. Computers and Compositions, 28, 160-74.

Website Links
Professional Website
Tech Comm Blog