Date(s) - 01/13/2015
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UPDATE: The location has been determined for the January meeting. We’re meeting at Apollonia Greek Bistro across the street from UTC.
Join us on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 when Jeff Freeman, Technical Writer and Computer Systems Analyst for the Navy, will present an informative overview of the various components of the Technical Communication field.
In particular, the distinct roles of technical writers and instructional designers will be explained. What techniques are similar and what are different? What skills do you need to need to have for each, and what are the differences in career salaries? The concept of e-Learning will be introduced and a list of tips and common mistakes will be presented. The presentation will conclude with information how you can become a working instructional designer in San Diego or how you can change your career focus to the field of instructional design.
About the Speaker
Jeff Freeman has been an Instructional Designer and Technical Writer for 30 years. He has an M.A. degree in Educational Technology form SDSU, and has obtained graduate certificates in Web Publishing and Project Management. Jeff specializes in electronic documentation by creating interactive tutorials in Adobe Captivate and online help systems in RoboHELP.
Jeff has been a member of STC San Diego for 18 years, and been on the chapter council for the last 8 years. He has been chapter President and Vice President of Finance. Currently, Jeff is manager for a new STC mentoring program, and works with mentors and protégés to help newly graduated technical writers or those new to the field to become employed as a technical communication. The mentoring program is now beginning its third year and has so far assisted a dozen protégés.
In addition, Jeff has written technical articles that have been published on the Internet by the Adobe Developer’s User Group.
Bookings are closed for this event.