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April A. Kedrowicz, PhD

April A Kedrowicz

Assistant Professor, Communication Education
Phone: 919.513.6918
Email: april_kedrowicz@ncsu.edu

Education

Specialty

Communication education, organizational communication, interpersonal communication

Professional Experience & Qualifications

Research Area

Communication in the disciplines, socialization and professional identity

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kedrowicz, A. A., & Taylor, J. (In Press). Engineering communication and the global workplace: Preparing professionals and global citizens. Manuscript submitted to connexions: international professional communication journal

Sullivan, K. R., & Kedrowicz, A. A. (2012). Gendered tensions: Engineering student’s resistance to communication instruction. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: An international journal. 31(7), 596-611.

Kedrowicz, A. A., & Sullivan, K.R. (2012). Professional identity on the web: Engineering blogs and self-presentation. Engineering Studies, 4, 33-53.

Jordan, J., & Kedrowicz, A. A. (2011). Attitudes about graduate L2 writing in engineering: Possibilities for more integrated instruction. Across the Disciplines, 8(4). Retrieved November 30, 2011, from http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/ell/jordan-kedrowicz.cfm.

Sullivan, K. R., & Kedrowicz, A. A. (2011). (Re)Situating communication in the disciplines: Taking gender into account. Communication Education, 60, 389-405.

Kedrowicz, A. A., Watanabe, S., Hall, D., & Furse, C. (2005). Infusing technical communication and teamwork within the ECE curriculum. Elektrik, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering, 13(3), 1-13.

Ashcraft, K. L. and Kedrowicz, A. A. (2002). Self-direction or social support? Nonprofit empowerment and the tacit employment contract of organizational communication studies. Communication Monographs, 69, 88-110

Conference Proceedings

Kedrowicz, A. A., & Blevins, M. (2013). In their own words: An analysis of how Mechanical Engineering students frame ideas of sustainability through research papers. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Kedrowicz, A. A., & Blevins, M. (2012). Renewable and efficient? Mechanical engineering students’ conceptions of sustainability and engineering. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Kedrowicz, A. A., Blevins, M. Christopher-Light, E., & Elliott, C. (2011). 100 Freshman Civil Engineers: A model for integrating communication and teamwork in large engineering courses. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Simmons, K. Sample, S., & Kedrowicz, A. A. (2010). Prioritizing teamwork: Promoting process and product effectiveness in the freshman engineering design course. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Roemer, R., Bamberg, S., Kedrowicz, A.A., & D. Mascaro. (2010). A SPIRAL learning curriculum in mechanical engineering. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Kedrowicz, A. A. (2007). Developing communication competence: Assessment of the intensive capstone experience and incremental integration. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Kedrowicz, A. A. (2007). Dramatizing engineering education: The performance of teamwork. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Kedrowicz, A. A. & Sullivan, K. (2006). Explaining the numbers: Using qualitative data to enhance communication instruction in the engineering classroom. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Kedrowicz, A. A. (2004). Negotiating Comfort in Difference: Making the Case for Interdisciplinary Collaboration. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Book Chapters

Kedrowicz, A. A. (2013). Supporting the supporters: Implications for organizational commitment. In M. W. Kramer, L. K. Lewis, & L. M. Gossett, (Eds.), Volunteering and communication: Studies from multiple contexts (pp. 111-132 ). New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

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