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[RN75] Walker, Kristin. "Theoretical Foundations for Website Design Courses." Technical Communication Quarterly 11 (2002): 61-83.
[RN131] Walker, K. "Using genre theory to teach students engineering lab report writing: a collaborative approach." IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 42 (1999): 12/19/2015.
[998] Walter, Bettyruth. The Jury Summation as Speech Genre: An Ethnographic Study of What It Means to Those Who Use It. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1988.
[RN55] Wang, Junhua, and Pinfan Zhu. "Linking Contextual Factors with Rhetorical Pattern Shift: Direct and Indirect Strategies Recommended in English Business Communication Textbooks in China." Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 41 (2011): 83-107.
[RN198] Wang, Junhua. "Convergence in the Rhetorical Pattern of Directness and Indirectness in Chinese and U.S. Business Letters." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 24 (2010): 91-120.
[RN41] Wang, Junhua. "Toward a Critical Perspective of Culture: Contrast or Compare Rhetorics." Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 38 (2008): 133-148.
[RN205] Ward, Sr., Mark. "The Ethic of Exigence: Information Design, Postmodern Ethics, and the Holocaust." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 24 (2010): 60-90.
[999] Wardle, Elizabeth. "'Mutt Genres' and the Goal of FYC: Can We Help Students Write the Genres of the University?" College Composition and Communication 60 (2009): 756-789.
[1000] Ware, B. L., and Wil A. Linkugel. "They Spoke in Defense of Themselves: On the Generic Criticism of Apologia." Quarterly Journal of Speech 59 (1973): 273-283.
[1767] Wegner, Diana. A Genre Analysis of Social Change: Uptake of the Housing-First Solution to Homelessness in Canada In Inkshed: Writing Studies in Canada. Anderson, South Carolina: Parlor Press, 2020.
[RN207] Wegner, Diana. "The Collaborative Construction of a Management Report in a Municipal Community of Practice: Text and Context, Genre and Learning." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 18 (2004): 411-451.
[1001] Wellek, René, and Austin Warren. Theory of Literature. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977.
[1304] Wells, Susan. "Genres as Species and Spaces: Literary and Rhetorical Genre in The Anatomy of Melancholy." Philosophy & Rhetoric 47, no. 2 (2014): 23.
[1002] Wells, Susan. "Freud's Rat Man and the Case Study: Genre in Three Keys." New Literary History 34 (2003): 353-366.
[1003] Wells, Susan. Genres and Their Borders: The Case of Power Structure Research. Seattle, WA: Paper presented at the conference of the Rhetoric Society of America, 2008.
[RN14] Werne, Warren W.. "Models and the Teaching of Technical Writing." Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 19 (1989): 69-81.
[1216] White, Mimi. "Television Genres: Intertextuality." Journal of Film and Video 37, no. 3 (1985): 41-47.
[1004] White, Hayden. "Anomalies of Genre: The Utility of Theory and History for the Study of Literary Genres." New Literary History 34 (2003): 597-615.
[RN84] Whithaus, Carl. "Claim-Evidence Structures in Environmental Science Writing: Modifying Toulmin's Model to Account for Multimodal Arguments." Technical Communication Quarterly 21 (2012): 105-128.
[RN124] Wickman, Chad. "Observing Inscriptions at Work: Visualization and Text Production in Experimental Physics Research." Technical Communication Quarterly 22 (2013): 150-171.
[RN209] Wickman, Chad. "Locating the Semiotic Power of Writing in Science." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 29 (2015): 61-92.
[1218] Williams, Rebecca. "Unlocking The Vampire Diaries." Gothic Studies 15, no. 1 (2013): 88-99.
[RN45] Williams, Miriam F.. "Tracing W. E. B. DuBois' 'Color Line' in Government Regulations." Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 36 (2006): 141-165.
[1162] Williams, Bronwyn. "A Story of One's Own: Social Constructions of Genre Online." In Shimmering Literacies: Popular Culture and Reading and Writing Online, 121-154. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2009.
[1005] Windt, Theodore Otto, Jr.. "The Diatribe: Last Resort for Protest." Quarterly Journal of Speech 58 (1972): 1-14.