Check out Ellis speaking at W2U Conference 2017 by Ellis Pratt. Here is an excerpt: Cherryleaf’s Ellis Pratt will be speaking at the Write2Users Conference 2017 , which is being held 1-3 November at Copenhagen Zoo. “The mission is to give attendees new skills for their day-to-day work with technical documentation and translation. You will learn about […]
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 […]
Check out Mapping space and time by Larry Kunz. Here is an excerpt: Earlier this afternoon, you arrived in an unfamiliar city. Now you want to get out and do some exploring. Where’s an art gallery? A bookstore? A coffee shop? On a display board at a bus stop, you find a map of the […]
Check out Free Webinar – Style Guides! [TC Dojo] 9AM PT/US Mon 3 April by lizfraley. Here is an excerpt: Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1633638262271313156 read more The full article is available here.
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 […]
Teaching Technical Writing Using the Engineering Method (Abstract) Source by KTers1.
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,… […]
Ekoparty Training 2016: Technical Writing and Presentation Skills by Fede Pacheco The original video is available here.
Check out Editing: the secret to good writing by . Here is an excerpt: If writers were like magicians, I’d probably be blackballed from whatever organization I’d belonged to for what I’m about to write. After speaking at a conference a few years ago, I was talking to one of the people who attended my […]
Check out A new vantage point by Larry Kunz. Here is an excerpt: Around 1610, Galileo Galilei, pointing his newly invented telescope at the sky, became the first person to see bulges on both sides of the planet Saturn. He didn’t know what they were. It took 45 years before another astronomer, Christiaan Huygens, figured […]