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.
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
Social Justice and Civic Engagement
Communication Infrastructure and Capacity-Building
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.
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