Summary: At our September 7 meeting, linguist, tech communicator and intercultural communication expert Madeleine Adkins presented strategies to help international travelers and business people recognize and deal with cultural issues. Read on for more…
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District has revealed their plan to enrich the annual district-wide science fair (Science Odyssey) for grades 1 to 12 to include a separate award for notebook quality starting in 2018. This reflects the integration of literacy and science activities that the East Bay STC chapter has supported for many years. A future newsletter article will discuss how this notebook award rolls out as details become available.
What must you learn (and keep current in) to be a technical communicator? What are the required skills, tools, and terminologies and complexities of the industries, fields, and topics in which you are working?
There’s more to technical communications than how it is presented in academia and business—both sides are frequently unaware of the requirements of this profession. What is out there, and where are we now?
This discussion looks at technical communication only from the perspective of the writing and editing, and not from illustration or programming needs.