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
Daniel Foster will be presenting Simplified User Interface as a visual treatment that is user-friendly, convenient, supportive of organization, and backed by research.
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
Join us for the first meeting of the 2019/2020 year. Open and FREE to all who want to check out what the local STC Chapter has to offer. Meet the New Admin Council The Admin Council for 2019-2020 has great ideas for the chapter that we're excited to share with you! President: Lara TellisVice President: … Continue reading Sept 10 Free Meeting
Join STC Houston to end the program year and hear a terrific speaker! Personal Branding: Are You Selling Features, or Benefits? In this session, professional recruiter Jack Molisani will share how the content strategy team at Facebook for Business enables success for billions of customers in over 100 languages worldwide. Then he’ll share how what … Continue reading June 11: End of Year Party
The webinar has been changed to May 21, 2019. You may have missed the STC Summit, but Jennifer Shumate, Trena Fellers, Cindy Pao, Lara Tellis and Alan Porter will present a review of what they learned at the STC Summit. Join us online for this webinar and see what you missed! Date: May 21, 2019, … Continue reading Program Meeting/Webinar – STC Summit Review
The materials have been posted for the webinar Creating Workflow based Help by Cindy Pao. Often, our online help is organized by user interface elements, menu commands, tasks, and reference information. In this presentation, we will look at a different way of organizing the information by workflow. The finished help includes not only the classic … Continue reading Creating Workflow Based Help Webinar Materials
The March 12 Program meeting will actually be a webinar. Cindy Pao was unable to present at the STC Houston Spring 2019 Mini Conference, so she has offered her presentation as a webinar. Developing Workflow-Based Help presented by Cindy Pao Often, our online help is organized by user interface elements, menu commands, tasks, and reference … Continue reading Program Meeting/Webinar – Developing Workflow-Based Help