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

Feb 27 Program Meeting – Negotiation Skills: The Missing Ingredient in Content Career Success

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

November Meeting: A Look Back at Lavacon – Updated!

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!

UX Primer to Design Thinking

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