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Confessions of a Failed Technical Communicator

“Bless me, Father, for I have sinned! I am a failure in technical communications.” OK, perhaps in many eyes, I haven’t been a failure in technical communications. It will be five years this spring since I graduated with my Masters … Continue reading

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What Can Technical Communication Do After The U.S. Election?

In the past week, the United States had an important election for its next President. The election results, to say the least, have been controversial. While I’m not one to usually talk politics on this website, I’ll simply say that … Continue reading

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Diverted from law, but destined for tech comm

The other day, I had jury duty. I was rather anxious on a number of levels, but mostly because I was fearful of being chosen for a jury that would last more than a day or two, because I had … Continue reading

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John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning about taking his editing class- Baltimore Sun

Take a seat, school’s back in session. Here’s John E. McIntyre’s “trigger warning” to new students at his editing class at Loyola University Maryland. Source: John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning – Baltimore Sun I highly, highly encourage you to watch … Continue reading

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Taking On the Ph.D. Later in Life – NYTimes.com

As doctoral programs become more flexible and students seek to enhance or change their careers, enrollment of older adults grows. Source: Taking On the Ph.D. Later in Life – NYTimes.com Thanks to Craig Cardimon for posting this on LinkedIn. I … Continue reading

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Instructional Design Certifications Don’t Teach These 10 Tools

Ever enrolled in instructional design certifications and elearning classes but you still feel that there are a few things missing? Maybe this can help you. Source: Instructional Design Certifications Don’t Teach These 10 Tools Thanks to Ken Ronkowitz for posting … Continue reading

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History isn’t a ‘useless’ major. It teaches critical thinking, something America needs plenty more of – LA Times

Since the beginning of the Great Recession in 2007, the history major has lost significant market share in academia, declining from 2.2% of all undergraduate degrees to 1.7%.┬áThe graduating class of 2014, the most recent for which there are national … Continue reading

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