Have you been considering CPTC Foundation certification but could use more guidance on the process and what to expect? You need STC’s new CPTC Study Guide. If you’re self-studying for the exam, this document provides essential guidance on the syllabus and topics covered within the textbook, the structure of the exam, the question types, and… [Read More]
On Thursday, May 19, a presentation by ESL expert Kim Lagwali will help editors exploring opportunities for working with non-native English speakers at the next program meeting of the San Diego Professional Editors Network (SD/PEN). The presentation, “Editing Non-Native English Speakers: Problems with Middle Voice,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the San Diego… [Read More]
Think you’re a pretty smart technical communicator? Try out these two questions, typical of those found in the Certified Professional Technical Communicator Foundation exam: Q1. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using reader profiles for technical communication? a) Provides information on how readers will use the document b) Helps with the presentation… [Read More]
The Conference for Software User Assistance will feature two intensive days of UA-specific learning, with two separate sequences covering: Design & Writing Tools & Technologies Conference topics include Training Content, Technical Illustrations, Onboarding, RoboHelp, Flare, CSS, Agile, Markdown, Writing Concisely, Reusability, FrameMaker, Writing for Open Source, Continuous Delivery, and Authoring tools.
San Diego writers – this may be you! WritersUA is seeking presenters for the Tech Comm Conference in Tacoma, WA on October 14-15, 2016. This is an opportunity to share your research, techniques, and thoughts in a collegial atmosphere. Broad topic areas include design, writing, technologies, tools, and techniques. Contributions are invited in the areas… [Read More]