SIGDOC 2017: Educating Tomorrow’s Technical Communicators

Check out SIGDOC 2017: Educating Tomorrow’s Technical Communicators by ditawriter. Here is an excerpt: While I get a lot of conference invitations, I was particularly intrigued when I received an invitation out-of-the-blue to present at the SIGDOC 2017 conference in Halifax. SIGDOC (which stands for “Special Interest Group on Design of Communication”) is a conference […]

MadCap Scholar Program Series – An Interview with Jeff Beatty, Adjunct Professor at Brigham Young University

Check out MadCap Scholar Program Series – An Interview with Jeff Beatty, Adjunct Professor at Brigham Young University by Jennifer Morse. Here is an excerpt: Translation and localization is a major component of technical communication, and many universities are realizing the need to provide students with the tools they need to succeed. Through the MadCap […]

The Inside Audience

Check out The Inside Audience by Daniel Beck. Here is an excerpt: In college, a major emphasis of my technical writing classes was focusing on the audience. Specifically, those courses taught a skill called audience analysis. Using audience analysis, a writer begins the process of creating documentation by studying the audience and understanding their needs,… […]