Frostburg State University
Dawn M. Armfield is an assistant professor of English at Frostburg State University where she teaches technical communication, business writing, and visual communication courses. Her PhD is in the Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication from the Department of Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota. Her most recent research was a rhetorical analysis of postcards from PostSecret.com, and she is currently exploring negative female visual communications in online spaces, turn-of-the-20th century postcards from the Library of Congress, and using collaborative learning environments in the writing classroom.. Prior to her PhD work, she was employed at the e-Learning Center at Northern Arizona University where, as an educational technologist, she was responsible for working with faculty to use technology in innovative ways in their online courses.