Carie King

Clinical Professor
Associate Director of Rhetoric
Tags: Communication & Culture Critical Media Studies Technical Communication Technical Writing Professional Communication Ethics Medical Rhetoric Rhetoric Editing Research Methods STEM Writing Consulting Communication Theory Publishing Grant Writing Curriculum Development Online Education Hybrid Course Design Business Communication Rhetoric and Composition Theory Media Studies Digital Media Studies Medical Communication Health Communication new media Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Critical Pedagogy

Professional Preparation

Postdoctoral Studies - Medicine, Communication, & Ethics
TTU Health Sciences Center, Center for Spirituality & Ethics - 2013
Doctor of Philosophy - Technical Communication & Rhetoric (Scientific & Medical Rhetoric)
Texas Tech University - 2012
Master of ARts - Technical Writing & Editing (now Technical Communication)
University of North Texas - 2008
Bachelor of Arts - English (minor Journalism)
Baylor University - 1991

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Medical rhetoric and oncology
  • Writing in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, medicine, and mathematics)
  • Online education and curriculum design
  • Student self-disclosure and online education
  • Patient discourse
  • Ethics and communication, communication ethics
  • Ethics of online research
  • Ethics of medical rhetoric
  • Technical communication in the classroom
  • Usability research
  • Digital content design
  • Professional communication
  • Pedagogical value of recorded comments
  • Omission of information
  • Cognitive dissonance and whistle-blowing

Publications

King, C. S. T., & Bailey, K. (2020). Intercultural communication and higher education: How US students and faculty can improve international students’ classroom experiences. International Journal of Intercultural Relations,  submitted for review. 2020 - peer-review article
King, C. S. T., Keeth, S., & Ryan, C. (2018). Collaborative curriculum design and assessment: Piloting a hybrid first-year writing course. Journal of Online Interactive Education. 2018 - invited, peer-reviewed article
King, C. S. T. (2018). Self-disclosing medical info endangers patients’ privacy. UTDallas Magazine, Spring 2018. Retrieved from https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/professor-patients-endanger-their-own-privacy-by-self-disclosing-medical-info 2018 - article
King, C. S. T. (2017). Bounding medicine: Book Review. Medical History, 61(1), 139–140. doi: 10.1017/mdh.2016.113. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1017/mdh.2016.113 2018 - book review
McMillion, T., & King, C. S. T. (2017). Communication and security issues in online education: Student self-disclosure in course introductions. Journal of Online Interactive Education. Retrieved from http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/pdf/15.1.1.pdf  2017 - peer reviewed article
King, C. S. T., Bivens, K., Pumroy, E., Rauch, S., & Koerber, A. (2017, May). IRB Challenges and Solutions in Health Communication Research. Health Communication. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1321164 2017 - peer reviewed article
King, C. S. T. (2017). The rhetoric of breast cancer: Patient-to-patient discourse in an online community. Lanham, MD: Lexington Health Series. 2017 - peer-reviewed monograph
Danforth Chapels. (2017). Wikipedia. 2017 - Wikipedia article
King, Carie S. T. (2017). Learning collaboration with style and research skills [invited report]. WikiEd. Retrieved from https://wikiedu.org/blog/2017/08/31/learning-collaboration-with-style-and-research-skills 2017 - invited article
Lambert, C. S. T., & Schlobohm, M. (Eds.). (2015). Communication and media: What’s trending now. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishers.  2015 - edited collection

Appointments

Clinical Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2015–Present]
Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2012–2015]
Lecturer (Adjunct), Senior Lecturer I
The University of Texas at Dallas [2011–2015]
Editorial Assistant, Technical Communication Quarterly
ATTW (through Texas Tech University) [2010–2013]
Grant-Writing Intern
McKinney Education Foundation, McKinney, TX [2007–2007]
Teaching Fellow, Adjunct
University of North Texas [2007–2008]
Technical Writer and Medical Editor
Omaha, NE, and McKinney, TX [2004–Present]
Freelance Writer, Graphic Designer
Yorktown, VA [2000–2004]
Medical Writer and Editor
Department of Surgery/UMSA, Wright State University, Dayton, OH [1995–2000]
Technical Writer/Medical Editor
Dept of Ob/Gyn, The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX [1993–1995]
School of Medicine

Awards

Member - Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society [2011]
Invitee - ATTW Research Forum [2011]
Recipient - Teach-2-Win-4 Scholarship [2010]
Recipient - STC Tech Editing SIG Scholarship [2010]
Recipient - Helen Hughes Charitable Fund Scholarship [2010]
Co-Recipient - Shining Stars AHA NOVA Award [1996]
Member - Sigma Tau Delta (Int'l English Honor Society) [1989]
Honoree and Civilian Recipient - Outstanding Citizen Award (first civilian recipient in USAF history) [1987]

Presentations

Panel Chair: Communicating about Disease Outbreaks as Part of Health Communication
2017/11 Dallas, TX: National Communication Association Annual Conference
Communication Patterns in Online Learning: Student Self Disclosure in Personal Introductions
2016/04 Houston, TX: CCCC
Ethics in Medicine [panel]
2014/05 Richardson, TX: 4th Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference with A. Lancaster and S. Rausch
Patient-to-Patient Discourse in Cybercommunities: Technology and Medicine from the “Other” Side [poster]
2013/05 Richardson, TX: 3rd Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference
Being an Ethical Writer and Protecting Yourself Online
2012/07 Plano, TX: Annual Writers’ Conference

News Articles

Self-Disclosing Medical Info Endangers Patients’ Privacy
UTD Magazine (2018)
Life Lessons Learned in a Military Family
Farmersville Times (2017)
The Art of Handwriting in the Digital Age [documentary]
Dr. Dallie Clark's documentary (dissertation research, 2017)
Four Women in Dallas Have Received Uterine Transplants in Groundbreaking Surgical Trial
Dallas Morning News (2016)

Activities

Commitment Member and Chair
Chair, UTD A&H Promotion Committees (2018–2019)
  • Dr. Chris Ryan
  • Dr. Melissa Hernandez Katz
  • Dr. Barbara Baker
  • Mr. Thomas Lambert
Committee Member, Promotion Committees (2018–2020)
  • Ms. Bei Chen (2018–2019)
  • Dr. Amalia Lorena Camacho Guardado (2019–2020)
Member; Vice Chair, Chair
UTD Academic Integrity Committee (2017–present; Vice Chair 2018–2020; Chair 2020–present)
Member, Hearing Chair
UTD Discipline Committee (2017–present)
Member
UTD Distance Learning Committee (2015–2017)
Member
UTD Research Advisory Committee (2019–present)
Member, Hearing Chair
UTD Title IX Committee (2017–present)

Affiliations

Faculty Advisor, Member
2018/05
Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Psi Nu Chapter, The University of Texas at Dallas
Member
2010/05–2018/05
Association for Teachers of Technical Writing
Member
2014/08–2018/06
National Council for Teachers of English
Faculty Advisor
2019/06
Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Association Honor Society

Funding

Proposal to Design, Implement, and Assess a Hybrid Version of “RHET 1302—Rhetoric”
$1700.00 - UTD Center for Teaching & Learning [2018/05–2019/06]
Usability Study of Recorded Instructor Comments: Assessing Student Perspectives through a Replication Study
$1000.00 - UTD Center for Teaching & Learning [2019/05–2021/06]