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Learn how shifting the way we think revolutionizes how we communicate

Room 42 is recorded before a live studio audience Register to attend Dr. Joanna Schreiber is an Associate Professor of Technical and Professional Communication in the Writing and Linguistics Department at Georgia Southern University. Her research interests include project management, technical and professional communication programs, and technical editing. Her work…

Advantages of Virtual Teaming Projects for Students, Organizations, and Educators

Project-based learning has long been a hallmark of technical communication academic programs. However, with advances in technology, globalization, and geographically dispersed workforces, students must also learn how to conduct projects as members of virtual teams. This session will explore the implementation of an integrated multimedia project assignment for online graduate…

Scalable Localization and the Psychology of Usability and Design

Season 1, Episode 3 | 50 min http://single-sourcing.com/s3i/pod/Room42-20200805-StAmant.m4a          Kirk St.Amant is a Professor and the Eunice C. Williamson Endowed Chair of Technical Communication at Louisiana Tech University, and he is also the Director of Louisiana Tech’s newly formed Center for Health and Medical Communication. His research focuses on the…

Follow-Up: Hacking Repetitive Publicity Tasks

We’re trying something a little different: A watch-party style webinar followed by an after party! As such, there will not be a video recording of this live event. If you do the same tasks over and over—such as announcements of events or speaking engagements, blog post promotion, publicity, and follow-up—you…

Building and Sustaining A TechComm Career

Want to learn what it takes to work – and thrive – in your career? We’ve got a presentation for that! Come hear strategies that have helped guide a 45-year career that even a pandemic can’t slow down.   John has worked for companies large and small, climbed the ladder from noob to…

Remote For The Win!

Remote work has become the norm during the global health crisis and it isn’t going away any time soon. Many companies are discovering productivity increases even with their staff out of the office and are beginning to announce to their employees they may be working from home from now on. …

Using Confluence for External Facing Product Documentation

As a Technical Communicator, we all get this question: What tool do you use to write your technical documentation? Romy has found that her answer surprises most people, who then immediately want to know how they use it and if it is working out well for her company. She will…

Writing Accessible Technical Documentation

Learn about principles and importance of accessibility and how to apply current standards to your technical documentation. We’ll provide examples using Microsoft Word and explain how a properly formatted source document is the secret to PDF accessibility success. Erin and Danielle presented a session on Accessibility and Privacy at the…