Courses

Science for All: Introduction to Science Writing

Members: $395; Nonmembers: $795; Student Members: $195 Science for All: Introduction to Science Writing 17 August-21 September (Thursdays) | Asynchronous Science for All: Introduction to Science Writing is a six week course offered by the Society for Technical Communication (STC). This class is offered as an online, asynchronous class, and has the following learning objectives: Examine [...]

International and Cultural Content Design

Have you been asked to develop materials for a client’s new international customers? Been informed you’ll be working as part of an international project team? Wondering where to even begin? Then this course is for you. By examining the factors affecting communication in global contexts, “International Technical Communication: A Usability-Focused Primer” provides attendees with the foundational knowledge and skills technical communicators needed to work effectively in a variety of international settings and situations. Through a focus on cognition and usability, this class helps participants identify the dynamics affecting cultural communication expectations in different settings and develop strategies for addressing them effectively.

Instructional Design for Technical Communicators

Members: $595; Nonmembers: $995; Student Members: $295 Instructional Design for Technical Communicators 2-30 November (Skip week of 23 November; Thursdays) | 2:00-3:30 PM EST (GMT -5) Charged with developing a tutorial or similar instructional program? Or have you developed tutorials but are looking to do so more effectively This 4-session, online certificate course provides you with the skills [...]

Technical Communication for User Experience Design

When was the last time you were truly satisfied with an experience? The last time a product met or exceeded all your expectations, as if it were design just for you? User Experience Design is about meeting users’ expectations–learning what users want and need and designing with the user in mind.

Technical Editing Foundations

Members: $595; Nonmembers: $995; Student Members: $295 Technical Editing Foundations 1 November-13 December (Skip 22 November, Wednesdays) | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST (GMT -5) Behind every great technical writer is a great technical editor. Or at least there would be in an ideal world. And, even more importantly, there’d be a technical editor behind [...]