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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%. The graduating class of 2014, the most recent for which there are national … Continue reading

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Contracting Adventures Lay Ahead…

It’s been a quiet start to 2016 for me, even though there have been some things going on for me “behind the curtain”. I wasn’t ready to share just yet, but I think I am now, since things have settled … Continue reading

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What will 2016 offer? Good question. I don’t know–yet.

While I’ve reviewed what’s happened in 2015 in my recent posts, it’s time for me to look ahead, and see what I need to plan for this year. I admit that last year, I had big plans. I knew that I … Continue reading

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David Bowie–Content Strategist? (Yes!)

“The actual context and the state of content is going to be so different to anything we can envisage at the moment–where the interplay between user and the provider will be so in simpatico…it’s going to crash our ideas of … Continue reading

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What’s my value as a technical communicator?

I apologize for being absent for so long, and only sharing curated content for the last few months. There have been a lot of changes, and there’s still some transitioning going on, so keeping up with a blog hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Copycat–or Copyright?

I have been tasked with working on a team that’s in the process of setting up a new standard of practice and a new process for handling copyright documents and multimedia. While many of you may have dealt with copyright issues … Continue reading

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Oh, the Academian and the Practitioner should be friends…Engaging TechComm Professionals

I attended the IEEE ProComm at the University of Limerick, in Limerick, Ireland last week. I was absolutely gobsmacked months ago when a presentation proposal I sent in for this conference was actually accepted. I figured, why not? I’m always looking … Continue reading

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TechCommGeekMom’s New Adventure: Do you DAIR?

I’ve mentioned on a few occasions that with the completion of my contract at BASF, I would have to figure out what my next move would be.  Job hunting is something that I dread, especially since the region where I … Continue reading

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Win an All-Access Pass to Information Development World 2015! Here’s how.

It’s great to see so many of my readers are as excited as I am about going to this year’s Information Development World conference. This event, organized by Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and Val Swisher, Content Rules, takes place … Continue reading

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