You're seeing this message because you're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is unsupported on our website. Please use these links to upgrade to a modern web browser that fully supports our website and protects your computer from security risks.

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer 8

Hide this message

FSU Tag Line
 
Dawn Armfield

Name

Rank

Degrees





Teaching/Research Interests


Office Location

Office Phone

E-mail

Dawn M. Armfield

Assistant Professor

B.A., English, Northern Arizona University
M.A., English with emphasis in Literacy, Technology, and Professional Writing, Northern Arizona University
Ph.D., Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication, University of Minnesota

Technical Communication, Visual Rhetorics & Communication, Science Communication, Digital Literacy,  Rhetorical Theory, Methodology, e-Learning & Online Collaborative Learning

301-D Dunkle Hall

301-687-4240

dmarmfield@frostburg.edu

Dawn M. Armfield joined the English Department at Frostburg State University in 2013 after earning her PhD in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication at the University of Minnesota earlier that year.

Prior to joining the FSU English Department, Dawn taught technical communication, visual communication, first-year writing, and web development at various institutions, worked as an Instructional Technologist in the e-Learning Center at Northern Arizona University, as a Systems Analyst at Coconino Community College, and as a web developer freelancing and for various employers. She has been very active in the rhetoric and technical communication academic communities, having been on the Technology Task Force for the Rhetoric Society of America (RSA), the Writing Research Committee and a Conference Proposal Reviewer for the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW), and is currently Co-Manager of Communications on the board of the Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) to develop more connections within the technical communication community. She is also the Conference Program Chair for SIGDOC's 2015 conference in Limerick, Ireland.

In 2014 Dr. Armfield co-authored a book chapter, Online Collaboration & Social Networking, in the book Media Rich Instruction:Connecting Curriculum to all Learners. She currently has other publications in press.

Outside of teaching and scholarship, Dawn is an active photographer and intrepid traveler, as well as active in social media. You can find her on Google+ at http://gplus.to/darmfield, Twitter at http://twitter.com/dawn_armfield, Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/girl-inchoate/ and on her own website at http://darmfield.com.