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Accessibility Basics for Professional and Technical Writers

As we move forward to create a more diverse and inclusive world, delivering accessible content becomes increasingly important. But what do we mean by “accessibility” and why should accessibility be important to professional and technical writers? In this session, Bob…

What does the future hold for a career in professional technical writing?

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Saul Carliner discusses techniques and strategies to relieve career anxiety for technical and professional communicators who want to stay competitive. Season 1, Episode…

How to get invited to that cool new project

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Jack Labriola, Kennesaw State University, explains how to help colleagues in different disciplines see the importance of technical communication and user experience and…

De-Myth-ifying the Book Writing Process

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Heidi Lawrence, George Mason University, explains what the book writing process is really like and why it’s worth doing Season 1, Episode 1…

Job Search 2.0: Artificial Intelligence Impact in Candidate Pre-Screening

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Huiling Ding explains the impact of AI tools on job application materials and strategies to address applicant tracking systems, resume screeners, and on-demand video…

Chart Busters!

It’s Weird Chart Day! In this TC Dojo we explore good charts gone bad! Sometimes it is easier to learn by example and some of the best lessons can be learned from bad examples. Sara Doan walks through some stunning…

Ethics in Technical Communications

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Sam Dragga discusses ethical practices in developing research projects, writing and revising manuscripts, and interacting with editors and reviewers. Season 1, Episode 1…

How to Increase Diversity in the Field of Technical and Professional Communications

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Chris Dayley explains how increasing diversity in the field helps technical communication as a profession and how increasing diversity in academic programs increases…