Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!
The 2011 Diane Feldman STC Technical Editing Scholarship Awards have been announced. Todd Hawkins has won the Graduate Scholarship, and Tasha Fowler has won the Undergraduate Scholarship. Congratulations!
For details about the Award and other SIG updates, see our news page: http://stc-techedit.org/News
CORRIGO ARTICLESThis third Corrigo issue of 2011 provides an engaging set of editing-related articles that cull from the wisdom of experience and provide learning. You wouldn't want to miss reading the articles!
What's more, now you can rate as well as provide comments on the Corrigo articles! The new commenting feature also allows comments to Tweet, Facebook, Digg, and the like at once. SIG members as well as non-SIG members can post their comments. So, share your thoughts and let us make the most of our collective experience.
Proofreading for a Cause!In this article, Jennifer Smith speaks about the need to save our books. After reading this article, you will want to volunteer and be a part of Project Gutenberg!
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/Proofreading+For+a+Cause
Style ContentionsConsistency in the writing style makes information clear and easy to grasp. Anitha Abraham throws light on style contentions that arise when you take up the cause of consistency and make decisions on standard terms to use.
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/Style+Contentions
The Use of Rubrics for Effective FeedbackThis article sums up the work done by Todd Hawkins, the winner of the 2011 Diane Feldman STC Technical Editing graduate scholarship. Todd provides very interesting insights from his research on the effective use of rubrics in helping school students to improve their writing and editing skills.
To find out more, visit
Editing - A Fun Game and A Learning OpportunityTasha Fowler, the winner of the 2011 Diane Feldman Technical STC Technical Editing undergraduate scholarship, presents her learning as a technical editor and her reasons to continue work in technical editing.
To find out more, visit
Newsletter ArchivesStarting in 2009, we no longer provide a PDF of our newsletter issues. However, you can print a copy of the issue using the new Print this Edition feature on each article. Also, we have a subject archive of all of our articles that are on our Web site.
PDFs of issues from 2000 to 2008 are available on our Web site: http://www.stc-techedit.org/tiki-list_file_gallery.php?galleryId=4
Subject archive of all our articles are available on our Web site: http://www.stc-techedit.org/tiki-browse_categories.php?parentId=31