My Publications

Communications Research

  • Edwards, K., (2017), ‘Chapter 3: Why do we take the people out of our writing?’ in Crabbe, S, (ed.), Current practices and trends in technical and professional communication. The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators.
  • Edwards, K., Dujardin, F. and Williams, N. (2012), ‘Screencast Feedback for Essays on a Distance Learning MA in Professional Communication: an action research project,’ Journal of Academic Writing, Vol.2, No.1. Available from: e-learning.coventry.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/joaw/article/download/62/105‎. [Electronically accessed: 17 February 2014]
  • Edwards, K. (2011), ‘Audiovisual feedback for assignments in Higher Education: a pilot study’. Abstract presented at the conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing, June 2011.
  • Dujardin, F., Edwards, K. and Beckingham, S. (2012), ‘Introducing Social Bookmarking in an online course,’ in Cheal, C., Coughlin, J. and Moore, S. (eds.) Transformation in Teaching: Social Media Strategies in Higher Education. Informing Science Press. pp.243-274. Available from: http://www2.oakland.edu/elis/book.cfm [Electronically accessed: 17 February 2014]
  • Dujardin, F. and Edwards, K. (2010), ‘Student voice, intermediary genres, and social bookmarking’. Paper presented at WDHE Conference, Sustainable writing development: approaches and challenges. London 28 – 30 June 2010. Available from: http://www.writenow.ac.uk/news-events/wdhe-conference-2010/conference-presentations/tuesday-29-june-2010/ [Electronically accessed: 6 July 2010]
  • Edwards, K., Yates, S., Dujardin, A-F. and Green, G. (2008), ‘Professional email communication: a perspective from writing research,’ in Zemliansky, P. and St Amant, K. (eds.), Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices. London: Idea Group Inc.
  • Edwards, K. (2008), ‘Analyzing e-mails to improve virtual team management,’ tcworld, pp.25-26.
  • Edwards, K. (2008), ‘Reading sociability from numbers,’ Communicator, Spring, pp.43-44.
  • Edwards, K., Yates, S. and Dujardin, A-F. (2007), ‘Dynamics of collaboration and community building profiled from email records,’ The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Vol.3, No.4. (Abstract available from: http://ijt.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.42/prod.358)
  • Edwards, K. (2006), E mail communications in team writing projects, Ph.D. Thesis, Sheffield Hallam University.
  • Edwards, K., Williams, N., Dujardin, A-F., and Spaepen, A. (2006), ‘Developing an e-mail analysis tool for writing research,’ in Carliner, S., Verckens, J. P. and de Waele, C. (eds.), Information and Document Design. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp.169-190.
  • Edwards, K., Williams, N., Dujardin, A-F. and Spaepen, A. (2005), ‘Language, discourse and communication in the new electronic media: an empirical study on e-mail discourse in professional and academic contexts.’ Paper presented at Language in the Media: representations, identities, ideologies, Leeds 12-14 September 2005. Available from: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/linguistics/conferences/Lang_Media_05abstracts.doc  [Electronically accessed: 15 September 2009.]
  • Edwards, K. (2005), ‘What kind of teamwork improves usability?’ The UPA Voice. Available from: http://www.usabilityprofessionals.org/upa_publications/upa_voice/volumes/2005/june/teamwork_usability.html [Electronically accessed: 15 September 2009]
  • Edwards, K., Williams, N., Dujardin, A-F. and Spaepen, A. (2005), ‘What can email discourse and dynamics tell us about content creation?’ Proceedings of the III International Conference Communication and Reality. Digital Utopia in the Media: from discourse to facts. A Balance. Barcelona, May 20-21, 2005, pp.749-762.
  • Edwards, K., Williams, N., Dujardin, A-F., Hartley, P. and Spaepen, A. (2004), ‘Developing an e-mail analysis tool for writing research.’ Paper presented at the Document Design Conference, Tilburg 2004.
  • Edwards, K. (2004), ‘Literature Review: A case for research into collaborative writing.’ Unpublished manuscript.
  • Edwards, K. (2004), ‘Research design in technical communication: towards a model of collaborative writing.’ Unpublished manuscript.
  • Edwards, K. (2001), ‘Is collaborative work helping the writing process or hindering it? An investigation into the pros and cons of collaborative technical writing in a professional environment.’ M.A. Thesis, Sheffield Hallam University.

Human-Computer Interaction Research

  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K. and Spaepen, A. (1999), ‘Mobile access to a multimedia telelibrary service. A useful UMTS application for students who are motor impaired,’ Proceedings of the 17th International symposium on human factors in telecommunications, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.257-263.
  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K. and Spaepen, A. (1999), ‘The impact of mobility on user interfaces for subjects who are motor impaired. A case study in a wireless LAN environment,’ in Bullinger, H-J. and Ziegler, J. (eds.), Proceedings of HCI International ‘99, the 8th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Munich, Germany, pp. 1018-1022.
  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K. and Spaepen, A. (1999), ‘Mobile access to a telelibrary service for motor impaired subjects. Case studies in a wireless LAN environment,’ in Bullinger, H-J. and Vossen, P.H. (eds.) Adjunct Conference Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Munich, Germany, pp. 270-271.
  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K., Verhaevert, J., Atayi, A. and Spaepen, A. (1999), ‘Mobile multimedia applications for the benefit of users who are motor impaired,’ in Proceedings of the 4th ACTS Mobile Communications Summit, Sorrento, Italy, pp.1021-1026.
  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K., Verheust, M. and Spaepen, A. (1998), ‘User centred design of a tele-library service for the motor impaired,’ in Proceedings of the ISAAC Congress, Dublin, Ireland, 24th-27th August 1998, pp.320-321.
  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K., Verheust, M. and Spaepen, A. (1998), ‘A tele-library service for the motor impaired. A qualitative study on the man-machine interface,’ in Proceedings of the XV.IFIP World Computer Congress, Vienna and Budapest, pp.447-451.
  • Van Mele, I., Edwards, K., Verheust, M. and Spaepen, A. (1997), ‘Mobile access to WWW services for university students who are motor impaired. A qualitative study on the man-machine interface,’ in Proceedings of the 16th International symposium on Human Factors in Telecommunications, Oslo, Norway, pp.209-216.
  • Edwards, K., Van Mele, I., Verheust, M. and Spaepen, A. (1997), ‘Evaluation of user interface design to optimize access to library databases for people who are motor impaired,’ Information Technology and Libraries, Vol.16, No.4, pp.175-181.
  • Spaepen, A., Edwards, K., Verheust, M., Van Mele, I., Wauters, F., Schampheleer, W., Ketelaer, P., Jacobs, R., Hendrickx, E. and Van Steenberghe, D. (1996), ‘Access design for all. A study on learning curves during training on devices for textual input to telecommunications equipment for the motor impaired,’ in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference ICCHP’96, Linz, Austria, pp.277-282.
  • Edwards, K. and Spaepen, A. (1995), ‘Communication tools for the motor handicapped,’ in Masschelien, R. and Serneels, D., (eds.) Verslagboek Wetenschap en Handicap: Kwaliteit van leven als toetssteen, Leuvense Interfacultaire groep Gehandicapten Onderzoek, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Creative Writing

  • Edwards, K. (2015) ‘Crossing Paths at Christmas,’ Oswestry and Border Counties Advertizer, Short Story Competition Winner, 22nd December, 2015.
  • Edwards, K. (2015) ‘Prince of the Crows’ in Coles, G.M. and Fletcher, S. (2015) Reflections. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
  • Edwards, K. (2015) ‘Glyndwr’s Battles’ in Coles, G.M. and Fletcher, S. (2015) Reflections. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
  • Edwards, K. (2015) ‘Bog Owners’ in Coles, G.M. and Fletcher, S. (2015) Reflections. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
  • Edwards, K. (2015) ‘Crosemere Life of the Desmoulin’s Whorl Snail’ in Coles, G.M. and Fletcher, S. (2015) Reflections. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
  • Edwards, K. (2015) ‘Meres of Contrasts’ in Coles, G.M. and Fletcher, S. (2015) Reflections. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Wildlife Trust.