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Resource Reviews, February, 2019: A spectrum

Anticipating Spectrum 2019, March 23 to March 25, this month’s resources focus on multiple areas in technical communication. Living in Information: Responsible Design for Digital Places by Jorge Arango is the June, 2018 “Book in Brief” on “Boxes and Arrows.”

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Resource Reviews, January 2019: About "micro"

With the emphasis increasing on how quickly people can find and use information, the term “microlearning” has become popular. Recently the Rochester Chapter had a program inviting members to present a microlearning session. Ray Jimenez points out that for microlearning

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Holiday Dinner

UPDATE: The annual holiday event will still be on Thursday, Dec 6, 2018. The venue and time have been changed and tickets are available now!  NEW LOCATION: The Northside Inn in East Rochester NEW TIME: 6:00pm SAME PRICE: This will include appetizers, dinner and

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Resource Reviews, November 2018: VR, AR, MR

Virtual reality (VR) is a digital environment experienced through a headset. Augmented reality (AR) frequently is based on a three-dimensional image with overlays of text. Augmented reality may be based on an app that provides real information about the environment,

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Tech Comm Showcase Success

The Annual Tech Comm Showcase was a success! Attendees learned about XML Tagging and Content Management, Interactive Infographics, Continuous Improvement, Podcasting, and STC’s Certified Professional Technical Communicator Program. Photos show each speaker presenting to small groups during round table presentations

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It's time to put together your proposal for Spectrum!

Come together with us to celebrate our 60th Spectrum. You are invited to submit your proposal for Spectrum 2019, to be held March 24-26. This year’s theme is Remember Yesterday. Celebrate Today. Plan for Tomorrow.To quote Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan, “the times

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Announcing our Presenters for the Tech Comm Showcase 2018

Announcing our Presenters for the Tech Comm Showcase on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Get your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-comm-showcase-and-annual-business-meeting-2018-tickets-51583580879   Bobbi Werner Lead Technical Writer, Welch Allyn The Beauty of XML Tagging and Content Management Bobbi will show examples of how strategic

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Tech Comm Showcase 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – At the annual Tech Comm Showcase you will learn about best practices, strategies for success, and the latest tech tools from presenters who have a passion for their topics as you rotate through short presentations.

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Resource Reviews, October 2018: Design

The resources reviewed focus on instructional design, interaction design, and graphic design (color). In The emotional future of instructional design, Phylisse Banner anticipates that reading text on the screen will be replaced by audio and video, suggests that information conveyed

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Feature Article: Dirty Little Resume Secrets

by Jack Molisani Here are a few little-known facts about the job hunting process. If you know what really happens when a company reads your resume, you can take action and increase your chances of getting interviews. A resume is

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STC Rochester Summit 2018 Wrap-up

The 2018 STC Summit took place May 20-23 at at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida. Rochester chapter members attending included Ben Woelk, Johanne Lavallée, Kelly Schrank, Chuck Campbell, Bobbi Werner, Roxy Greninger, and Marilyn Woelk. They represented the Rochester

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