STC Invites Students to Seek Membership

The STC Washington, D.C.-Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter is sponsoring 10 STC student memberships for the 2021 membership year (January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021) through a random drawing of applicants that respond to their form. The STC student membership is valued at $75 USD, and applicants must submit their completed responses by Sunday, December 6, … Continue reading STC Invites Students to Seek Membership

STC WDCB Chapter’s Student Membership Sponsorship Raffle

The STC Washington, D.C.-Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter is sponsoring 10 STC student memberships for the 2021 membership year (January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021) through a random drawing of applicants that respond to their form. The STC student membership is valued at $75 USD, and applicants must submit their completed responses by Sunday December 6, … Continue reading STC WDCB Chapter’s Student Membership Sponsorship Raffle

STC TechComm Roadshow and Kick-off

STC Alliance Competition (Atlanta, New England, New York, Rochester, South-Central Texas and Washington, DC-Baltimore) present the STC TechComm Roadshow and Kickoff November 11, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 pm. EDT. Top winners from recent STC TechComm Competition Time to regroup, recharge, and celebrate our winners of the 2019-2020 Competition Season! The STC Alliance Competition is back and … Continue reading STC TechComm Roadshow and Kick-off

The Single Reason Why People Can’t Write, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Glenn Leibowitz, Inc. Magazine "Why is so much writing so hard to understand? Why must a typical reader struggle to follow an academic article, the fine print on a tax return, or the instructions for setting up a wireless home network?" These are questions Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker asks in his book,┬áThe Sense of Style: The Thinking … Continue reading The Single Reason Why People Can’t Write, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Speaking of Teaching Styles, What can Hogwart’s Professors Show Technical Communicators about Instructional Design?

Teaching styles can shape the way we all learn. Even Harry Potter can attest to that. At Hogwarts, the school where Harry Potter and his friends study magic, we witness several instruction examples in action. Each of these instructors has important lessons to share with us regarding effective instructional design and training delivery. In this … Continue reading Speaking of Teaching Styles, What can Hogwart’s Professors Show Technical Communicators about Instructional Design?

Oct 13 Program Meeting – What Harry Potter Professors Teach Us About Instructional Design

Presented by Jamye Sagan At Hogwarts, the school where Harry Potter and his friends study magic, we witness several examples of instruction in action. Each of these instructors has important lessons to share with us regarding effective instructional design and training delivery. In this presentation, we will profile several Hogwarts instructors, and analyze the effectiveness … Continue reading Oct 13 Program Meeting – What Harry Potter Professors Teach Us About Instructional Design