FREE Webinar: How to Prepare a Manuscript for STC's Technical Communication


February 2, 2022 - 12:00 PM


February 2, 2022 - 1:00 PM

FREE WEBINAR: How to Prepare a Manuscript for STC's Technical Communication

Wednesday 2 February 2022 at 12 Noon EST (GMT-5)

STC's research journal, Technical Communication, publishes the following types of articles:

  • Reports of original research on technical communication topics
  • Original contributions to technical communication theory
  • Case studies of issues or problems addressed by technical communication
  • Tutorials on technical communication processes or procedures that respond to new laws, standards, requirements, techniques, or technologies
  • Reviews of research, bibliographies, and bibliographic essayes on technical communication

This webinar will introduce you to the types of articles the journal publishes and our manual preparation, submission, and review procedures.

The objectives of the webinar are to help you 1) identify topices that you might consider for manuscripts, 2) find potential collaborators from both industry and academia, 3) understand manuscript preparation strategies, and 4) understand the journal's review process.

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