Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!
The winners of the 2010 Diane Feldman Technical Editing SIG Scholarships have been announced! Congratulations! Juliette Cannata has won the 2010 Diane Feldman Technical Editing SIG Undergraduate Scholarship. Carie Lambert has won the 2010 Diane Feldman Technical Editing SIG Graduate Scholarship. Jeanette Buenger has won the special one-time scholarship funded by the Caroline Chapter. (This year, the Carolina Chapter of the STC partnered with the Technical Editing SIG to award this special one-time scholarship to a graduate student in honor of Diane Feldman, a long-time STC and Technical Editing SIG member who passed away this spring.)
For more details about the scholarships, see http://www.stc-techedit.org/article432.
Also, once again this year, the Technical Editing SIG Progression at the STC 2010 Conference, Editing Challenges and Opportunities, was very popular with 103 attendees. Those attendees enjoyed 10 different presentations in a roundtable discussion format, progressing from one table to the next.
For pictures and highlights on the Technical Editing SIG Progression, see
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To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/Tweet+Stream+from+the+STC+Summit+2010%3A+%22Hearing%22+What+Real+Technical+Communicators+Think.
A First-Timer's Experience at the Technical Editing SIG Progression: Editing Challenges and OpportunitiesDan Riechers, recounts his experience at the Technical Editing SIG progression as a first-time attendee of the STC Summit. In this article, Dan provides the highlights and the benefits of the SIG progression that he attended. Read this article and you certainly wouldn’t want to miss a SIG progression!
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/A+First-Timer%27s+Experience+at+the+Technical+Editing+SIG+Progression%3A+Editing+Challenges+and+Opportunities.
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/Working+Effectively+with+Global+Teams.
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/The+Technical+Stylist+Sees+Sense.
Strategies for Simplicity (Watercooler Chat: Summary)In keeping with our promise to provide an article on watercooler chats, here is the summary article of the most recent watercooler chat. This lively chat was held on June 9, 2010, and it focused on the need to make complex information simple and easy to understand. Andrea Wenger, the moderator of this watercooler chat, provides three tips to keep it simple where your style is concerned, at least with regard to writing!
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/Strategies+for+Simplicity.
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