Chris Lam, Ph.D. | Technical Communication

Chris Lam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Auditorium Building 316

UNT Faculty Profile: Chris Lam

Chris Lam earned a Ph.D. in Technical Communication and an MS in Technical Communication and Information Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology. His research interests include communication in team projects and professionalization of technical communication. He specializes in statistical methods and experimental design.

Noteworthy Publications

  • Lam, C. (2016). Correspondence analysis: A statistical technique ripe for technical and professional communication researchers. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 59, 299-310.
  • Lam, C. (2016). Improving technical communication team projects: An experimental study of media synchronicity theory training on communication outcomes. Journal of Business and Technical Communication.
  • Lam, C. (2015). The role of communication and cohesion in reducing social loafing in group projects. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Online first.
  • Lam, C. (2014). Where did we come from and where are we going?: Examining authorship characteristics in technical communication research. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 57(4), 266-285.
  • Boettger, R. & Lam, C. (2013) An Overview of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research in Technical Communication Journals (1992-2011). IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 56(4), 272-293.
  • Lam, C. (2013). The efficacy of text messaging to improve connectedness and team attitude in student technical communication projects: An experimental study. Journal of Business and Technical Communication.

Journals Published In

  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication
  • Journal of Business and Technical Communication
  • International Journal of Business Communication
  • Business and Professional Communication Quarterly
  • Journal of Technical Writing and Communication
  • Communication Design Quarterly
  • Technical Communication
  • Programmatic Perspectives

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