Key Concept Archive

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Deconflict: A User-Centered Approach to Editing for the Military

Military organizations are longstanding discourse communities that often pose unique challenges when it comes to fully understanding needs and preferences while balancing best practices for communication. A user-centered approach that promotes ethnographic study and co-authorship can help technical communicators improve…

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…

Why Shifting the Way We Think Revolutionizes How We Communicate

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, Joanna Schreiber explains how rethinking and reimagining traditional processes can have wide-ranging impact on communications knowledge and practices. Season 1, Episode 4 |…

Our Level Best – Technical Editing

Attend Live Please be aware! This session will not be recorded. Be there or miss out.┬áThis is only one of the reasons why you should always attend a TC Dojo live. As technical editors, how do we know where to…

Editing the Work of Non-Native English Speakers

As content ninjas in a global environment, editors often get asked to improve content created by non-native English speakers. While it can be challenging to edit this type of content, knowing the common mistakes can help you be more efficient…