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?
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
STC announces online event "Value of Visual Content and a Simplified User Interface" presented by Daniel Foster. Foster, Strategy Manager of TechSmith, introduces Simplified User Interface as user- and writer- friendly. Support for this strategy is also provided.
Daniel Foster will be presenting Simplified User Interface as a visual treatment that is user-friendly, convenient, supportive of organization, and backed by research.
The Miniconference was a great success! We had 32 attendees, 5 presenters, and 4 moderators throughout the day. Our great thanks to our wonderful presenters and attendees for helping us put on the miniconference - without you, it would not have been possible. A round of applause, everyone! The presentations are available free for attendees … Continue reading STC SoCenTx Online MiniConference Wrapup
Welcome to the STC South Central Texas MiniConference page! On Saturday, April 18, 2020 we will have a full day of online learning with live webinars and networking. Presentations We have a full slate of presentations and speakers! Sessions will be recorded. Full schedule: 8:30-8:50 am - Welcome and opening remarks9-9:50 am - Jose Valdes: … Continue reading STC SoCenTx 2020 Online MiniConference
With Guest Speaker Jack Molisani TechComm has always been a field in which we plan for output channels that don’t even exist yet, but it seems like authoring tools and technology are evolving faster the than technology we document. In this session, I’m not going to talk about the latest tools you need to learn … Continue reading Feb 27 Program Meeting – Negotiation Skills: The Missing Ingredient in Content Career Success
Erika Frensley will talk about the great speakers, useful presentations, and intriguing ideas from LavaCon 2019, held from October 27 through Oct 30 in Portland, OR. Discover the latest trends in the content industry and the highlights from selected speaker sessions. Meeting Details IMPORTANT UPDATE! Because of the freeze warning, this meeting has been changed … Continue reading November Meeting: A Look Back at Lavacon – Updated!
Presented by Rick V. Sanchez, UX Architect With more than 16 years of UX design experience in the project management, finance, software development, and petrochemicals industries, Rick V. Sanchez is a UX architect who can reliably address key business initiatives and consistently deliver design solutions that exceed expectations and delight users. His focus as a … Continue reading UX Primer to Design Thinking