PhD Candidate
Technical Communication
           & Rhetoric

Texas Tech University


Carly FinsethCarly Finseth is a doctoral candidate in Texas Tech University's Technical Communication and Rhetoric (TCR) program. Her research interests include teaching writing, online education, gaming studies, knowledge creation through play, usability, and open source technologies and culture. She is currently at work on her dissertation, which explores the use and analysis of role-playing games (RPGs) as instructional design artifacts.

Specialties: learning and games; multimodal pedagogy; online education; gaming studies, open source culture and technologies; rhetoric; instructional design and curriculum development; usability; assessment; information design; technical writing and editing; digital publishing and publications management; website design; content management system (CMS) set-up, maintenance, education, documentation, and tutorials.