Tag Archives: future of Technical Communication

Something for everybody in the Spring course offerings

Planning for spring courses starts early with registration already underway. Catalog descriptions can be a bit cryptic, so we are going to share a bit more of our insider information on the elective courses we’re offering this spring. If you … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Offerings

Registration for Spring 2012 has opened for Information Design & Communication and Information & Instructional Design graduate students, as well as graduate certificate students. As I look over our course offerings for this coming semester, I see a mini-history of … Continue reading

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User Experience and Technical Communication

In an editorial for a recent edition of The Journal of Usability Studies, our own Dr. Carol Barnum asks, “Why Should Technical Communicators Claim a Seat at the UX Table?” It’s a question Dr. Barnum has thought about in great … Continue reading

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Instructional Design/Information Design

At SPSU, we have offered graduate coursework in technical communication, under one name or another, for over twenty years. For the past two years, however, we have also offered a master’s degree in Information and Instructional Design (MS IID). This … Continue reading

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Notes from a conference: STC 2011

Content Strategy: What’s all the talk about? In May, I went to the STC 2011 Summit in Sacramento. I haven’t been to STC in a couple of years so it was definitely time to go. And, as it happened, I … Continue reading

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