April in Auburn


Dr. Carlos Evia's keynote addressDemonstation of EyeGuide eye-tracking software
What is April in Auburn?

April in Auburn (AiA) brings together MTPC students, rhetoric and composition graduate students, members of local Society for Technical Communication chapters (Birmingham, Huntsville, and Atlanta), alumni, and faculty to expand their professional knowledge and discuss issues affecting our field.

This year’s event featured:


Dr. Carlos EviaKeynote speaker

AiA was proud to have Virginia Tech's Dr. Carlos Evia, known for his work in cross-cultural technical communication, as this year’s keynote speaker. His research is especially relevant in light of technical communication’s changing role in an increasingly globalized economy. For more information on Dr. Evia, see:



Poster presentations

  • Dr. Michelle Sidler looks at a poster during April in Auburn 2011.Poster presentations were open to Auburn students and our honored guests from Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University.

LUCIA tour

The LUCIA tour featured demonstrations of Perception Analyzer (continuous feedback software for focus group and other research; EyeGuide (eye-tracking software for usability and other research); and Morae (usability-testing software).

Facebook logoLinks

Check out the April in Auburn and Auburn MTPC on Facebook:

April in Auburn

Auburn MTPC

Also, you can read about Dr. Gayle Christopher's 2011 April in Auburn Presentation:

Dr. Gayle Christopher, AiA 2011


Last Updated: January 14, 2013