April Program – Common Sense DITA

Erika Frensley will give her presentation “Common Sense DITA.” DITA is a powerful method and development tool for creating documentation, and in its full form very complex and difficult to lean. However, DITA shouldn’t be that scary. Erika Frensley will discuss how she uses DITA, and really how much writers really need to know to … Continue reading April Program – Common Sense DITA

STC Summit Registration Giveaway!

We will be giving away a registration (value $925) to registered attendees of the STC SoCenTx MiniConference (March 19, 2022). We'll pay for your conference registration, but all travel, hotel, and miscellaneous expenses will be your responsibility. STC's annual conference is a fantastic value. This year the Summit is in Chicago, from May 15-18 2022. … Continue reading STC Summit Registration Giveaway!

March Program: The Original Remote Instructors: ID Lessons from TVs Greatest Teachers

Catherine Wecksell will give her presentation “The Original Remote Instructors: ID Lessons from TVs Greatest Teachers" for the March Program meeting. Format: Online via Zoom. Date and Time: Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CSTAdd to calendar With an increased demand for online learning, especially within the past couple of years, instructional … Continue reading March Program: The Original Remote Instructors: ID Lessons from TVs Greatest Teachers

MiniConference 2022 Call for Proposals

STC South Central Texas will hold the 3rd Annual MiniConference virtually on March 19, 2022. We are looking for presenters with important information to share about:  Techniques for good communicationTools and technologies for communicatorsBest practices for communicatorsCareer advice for communicatorsUsing social media in tech commInstructional designUser experienceEditing …and anything else related to technical communication and for … Continue reading MiniConference 2022 Call for Proposals

Feb 8 Program Meeting – Chapter Benefits and MiniConference

You know STC South Central Texas offers benefits to members of our chapter. But did you know about all of them, and how they work? Join us on February 8 and learn more about the various benefits you could enjoy as a member of our chapter. FREE admission for all! Plus, learn more about our … Continue reading Feb 8 Program Meeting – Chapter Benefits and MiniConference

Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil

For the October Program meeting, STC SoCenTx brings David Dylan Thomas, author of Design for Cognitive Bias and creator and host of The Cognitive Bias Podcast as he shows us how to identify biases and use content strategy and design to reduce the impact of those biases. Users' minds take shortcuts to get through the … Continue reading Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil

STC Student Volunteers Journey

Join us for this FREE event and hear from three students who will share their STC volunteer and tech comm internship journeys. September 21 Chapter Meeting: Student Experiences Panel STC student members have a wealth of experiences to share. Join us for this FREE event and hear from three students who will share their volunteer … Continue reading STC Student Volunteers Journey

Get that Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System

Have you ever applied for a job via a company’s website but never received an interview? Chances are you made one (or several) mistakes that kicked you out of the running. An applicant tracking system is a job application platform that uses artificial intelligence to rank how well it “thinks” you match the job for … Continue reading Get that Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System