Author archive: mruryk

Being in the STC CWC Leadership (Part 2)

Having a vision of how you believe the chapter should serve its members – and being able to share this vision with others – make being a President easier. For instance, I worked my year as President around making sure we did all the activities required to earn a Community Achievement award – and we…

Being in the STC CWC Leadership (Part 1)

The chapter membership is in need of a volunteer to step up and fill the position of Vice President for the upcoming term 2014–2015. WIIFY? What’s In It For You? Why should you volunteer? Let me give you my perspective, having served as VP, then President and now Past President. I volunteered because I had…

Dec. 3 – Holiday Social Night

Dec. 3 – Holiday Social Night

Please Join Us for a Holiday Social Night Come and celebrate the season with us, your friends and associates, fellow chapter members and volunteers! Please feel free to bring your significant other, friends who understand that technical writers really can be fun to hang out with, and anyone else who might be interested in getting to…

Sound Off!

Sound Off!

Robert Hershenow is an incoming assistant co-manager of the Instructional Design and Learning (IDL) special interest group (SIG) of the STC. He’s also a member of the famous ‘garage’ band that plays annually at the STC Summit, the Rough Drafts. Recently, Robert gave a very informative webinar for the IDL-SIG called “Making Great Voice Recordings”…

Instructional Design and Learning SIG Webinar

Instructional Design and Learning SIG Webinar

Upcoming Webinar 09/18/13 Becoming an eLearning Hero Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7153914484344805888 A common question a course creator asks is, “How can I make my eLearning more interactive?” It is a great question and the answer may not be as far away as you think. In this webinar, you will learn simple ways to analyze content and mold…

Celebrate International Plain Language Day (Oct. 13)

PLAIN Language InterNational 20th Anniversary Conference in Vancouver October 2013

October 13, 2013, is a Sunday and follows on the heels of PLAIN2013, the 20th Anniversary conference of the Plain Language Association InterNational, which is being held in Vancouver, BC on October 10-13. Special Rate for STC Members expires August 31! Click the image to see a full-size version. Please join Conference attendees and presenters…

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