Biography

Yvonne Cleary is Head of the School of English, Irish, and Communication. She teaches and coordinates modules in technical communication, new media, and e-learning. From 2011 to 2019, she was Course Director for the MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning. During this time, she wrote and submitted two winning applications for the programme for the 2018 and 2019 Grad Ireland Postgraduate Course of the Year (Arts and Humanities) awards.

Her research interests include professional issues in technical communication, technical communication pedagogy, virtual teams, and international technical communication. Her PhD explored Irish technical writers' perceptions of their work and community of practice. She has presented her work at conferences in Europe and the United States and has published in leading journals in the technical communication field, including Technical Communication, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, and College Composition and Communication.
She is a 2014 recipient of the CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award for Best Article on Pedagogy or Curriculum in Technical or Scientific Communication.

Yvonne was a partner in an EU-funded project, TecCOMFrame, from 2015 to 2018. She is a member of the tekom Europe Advisory Board for Professional Development and Training, and is leading the International University Network in Technical Communication project for tekom Europe. She has served on several conference committees and teaching and research award committees.

Research Interests

Yvonne's research interests include:
  • The technical communication profession and community of practice.
  • Technical communication in Ireland.
  • Virtual teams.
  • Health communication.
  • Technical communication pedagogy.
  • International technical communication.

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2021 Technical Communication editorial board,
  • 2020 tekom Europe International University Network,
  • 2019 STC Rainey Research Award Committee,
  • 2018 European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication,
  • 2017 IEEE ProComm 2017 Conference Committee,
  • 2017 tekom Europe Professional Development and Training Advisory Board,
  • 2017 IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Editorial Board of Permanent Reviewers,
  • 2016 School of English, Irish, and Communication Research and Postgraduate Committee,
  • 2016 AHSS Faculty Research Board,
  • 2011 MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning Course Board,

Award

  • 2014 - Best Article on Pedagogy or Curriculum in Technical or Scientific Communication

Association

  • Member, Society for Technical Communication
  • Member, IEEE Professional Communication Society
  • Member, tekom Europe

Research Collaborators

  • - External Examiner - University of Portsmouth -England
  • - Funding Award - Polytechnic University of Bucharest -Romania
  • - Funding Award - Aarhus University -Denmark
  • - Outgoing Visitor - European Association for Technical Communication -Germany
  • - Funding Award - European Association for Technical Communication -Germany
  • - Funding Award - Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 -France
  • - Funding Award - KU Leuven -Belgium
  • - Funding Award - University of Szczecin -Poland
  • - Funding Award - Karlshochschule International University -Germany
  • - Funding Award - University of Twente -Netherlands
  • Madelyn Flammia - Joint Publication - University of Central Florida -USA
  • Patricia Minacori - Joint Publication - Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 -France

Books

Virtual Teams in Higher Education: A Handbook for Students and Teachers

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2016
North Carolina
Information Age Publishing
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The Profession and Practice of Technical Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2022
New York and London
Routledge
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Book Chapters

Technical Communication and Technical Documentation

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
Berlin/ Boson
de Gruyter
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Teaching Topic-based Writing

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2020
New York
Routledge
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Trends in Technical Communication in Ireland

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
Croydon, UK
ISTC
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How Irish Postgraduate Students Use Mobile Devices to Access Learning Resources

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
Berlin
Springer
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E-Learning and Technical Communication for International Audiences

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2016
New Jersey
John Wiley & Sons
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An Integrated Framework for Teaching International Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2011
Amityville, NY
Baywood
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Online Support for Students' Writing Skills Development in a Technical Communication Intrductory Module

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2010
New York
Information Science Reference
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

University of Limerick's MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2014
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How the CCCC "Scholarship in Composition" Statement Supports Technical Communication Scholarship:An Irish Perspective

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
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Teaching Workplace Skills to Technical Communicators

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2013
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Discussions About the Technical Communication Profession: Perspectives from the Blogosphere

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2012
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Developing Strategies for Success in a Cross-Disciplinary Global Virtual Team Project: Collaboration Among Student Writers and Translators

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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Use of Plain-Language Guidelines to Promote Health Literacy

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
Dr. Ann Marcus Quinn
2017
IEEE
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Leadership Roles, Socioemotional Communication Strategies, and Technology Use of Irish and US Students in Virtual Teams

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2010
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Community of Practice and Professionalization Perspectives on Technical Communication in Ireland

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2016
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Parallel online, on-campus, and blended programme delivery: Challenges and strategies

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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Using a Virtual Learning Environment to Manage Group Projects: A Case Study

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
Dr. Ann Marcus Quinn
2008
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Shaping the 'inexplicable': A social constructionist analysis of news reporting of familicide-suicide

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
THOUSAND OAKS
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Using Content Development Guidelines to Reduce the Cost of Localising Digital Content

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2010
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Fostering Communities of Inquiry and Connectivism in Online Technical Communication Programs and Courses

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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TecCOMFrame: Building bridges between technical communication and translation studies through a prototype specialisation curriculum

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
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Preparing Technical Communication Students to Function as User Advocates in a Self-Service Society

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2012
Amityville, NY
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Kompetenzdefinition und Curriculumsentwicklung durch Anwendung von EU-Instrumenten

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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Other Journals

Perspectives on Teaching Writing Online in Global Contexts: Ideas, Insights, and Projections

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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Conference Publications

IEEE Professional Communication Conference (ProComm 2015)

Dr. Darina Slattery
Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
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European Acacemic Colloquium on Technical Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2013
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2005 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2005
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IEEE Professional Communication Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2020
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European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2014
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IEEE International Professional Communication Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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IEEE Professional Communication Conference (ProComm) 2018

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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IEEE Professional Communication Conference (IPCC 2014)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2014
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IEEE International Professional Communication Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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IEEE Professional Communication Conference (ProComm) 2018

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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54th Annual Society for Technical Communication (STC) Summit

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2007
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2017 IEEE INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE (PROCOMM)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
NEW YORK
IEEE
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European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication 2016

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2016
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IEEE International Professional Communication Conference: Engineering the Future of Human Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2007
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2017 IEEE INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE (PROCOMM)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
NEW YORK
IEEE
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE E-LEARNING 2012

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2012
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International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC 2010)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2010
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GlobalLearn 2016

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2016
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Museums and the Web 2000

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2000
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IEEE Professional Communication Conference (ProComm 2015)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
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IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2008
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Conference Contributions

2nd COTEC-ENOTHE Congress

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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DICOEN Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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Translating Europe: Bridging the Gap between Technical Communication and Translation

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
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Technology Enhanced Learning Days

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2006
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COST Action ISO703 "ERN-LWE" Final Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2012
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7th European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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Global Society of Online Literacy Educators First International Online Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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CIUTI Forum 2017

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
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WIST Tagung 2007

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2007
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9th International Conference on Technical Communication: Evolutions of the Discipline

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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Technical Communication and E-Learning Reserach Day

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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SIGDOC 2015

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
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European Information Development Conference (EIDC)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2005
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Regional Teaching and Learning Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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European Academic Colloquium for Technical Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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National Forum Seminar: Skills for transition to higher education learning environments: focussing on learner independence and self-regulation

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2014
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Annual Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical, Scientific and Professional Communication (CPTSC)

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2005
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Translating Europe Forum (TEF) 2020

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2020
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IEEE ProComm 2015

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
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European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2013
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Research on Writing Practices: Consequences for the Teaching of Writing and Learner Outcomes

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2007
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International Summit 2020 Communication and Media

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2020
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IEEE ProComm 2015

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2015
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AISHE International Conference Series (AISHE-C 2009) 'Valuing Complexity: Celebrating Diverse Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education'

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2009
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COMTEC Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2003
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Technical Communication Education in Europe Conference

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2018
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IEEE ProComm 2017

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
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IEEE International Professional Communication Conference: Promoting Excellence in Practice and Theory

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2009
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Localisation Summer School

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2001
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Technical Communication and E-Learning Research Day

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2019
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IEEE ProComm 2017

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2017
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Technology Enhanced Learning Days II

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2007
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AISHE-C 2010: Designing & Delivering Curricula for the Future

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2010
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Editorials

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Other Publications

UX design and UX writing at the seventh European Academic Colloquium

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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IUNTC meeting: What are the qualifications that employers are looking for?

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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International university network meets for the first time

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2021
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Training Technical Communication Students to Work with Translators

Dr. Yvonne Cleary
2016
Fairfax, VA
Society for Technical Communication
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