What we're about

Sponsored by the STC Arizona chapter (https://stcaz.org), we're an informal group of technical communicators from across the (Phoenix) Valley of the Sun, this group meets regularly to chat about trends and issues in technical documentation, editing, illustration, instructional design, web design, and similar fields.

Topics can range from troubleshooting problems with tools such as RoboHelp or FrameMaker to implementing new processes or methods such as DITA or API to helping fellow technical communicators find jobs.

The MPTC meetup is sponsored by the non-profit Arizona Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC). Any dues or donations collected from this site will go directly to the Arizona Chapter STC (and may be tax deductible). You do NOT have to be an STC member to join or participate in this meetup, but non-STC members will pay non-member pricing if attending any Arizona Chapter STC events. Visit www.stcaz.org (https://stcaz.org) www.stc-phoenix.com for more information on STC events.

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SHARE AND LEARN : Writers and Academics Helping Each Other

Topic: Writers and Academics Helping Each Other

Presenter: Erika Konrad teaches professional and technical writing at Northern Arizona University’s online Professional Writing MA and Certificate programs. Her courses include the following:

Professional Writing for Digital Audiences
Content Strategy
Technical Documentation
Professional Editing
Workplace Grammar

Before joining the NAU faculty, Erika was the co-director of a federally-funded organization that trained teachers in rural Arizona. Her Ph.D. is in applied linguistics, and she has trained teachers and taught English as a Second Language on the Navajo Nation, and in California, Arizona, Japan, and Malta
In this Share & Learn session, academics, workplace writers, and editors will ask each other questions and tell each other what we have always wanted to.

Academics: please come with questions you want workplace writers to answer.

Technical and professional writers: bring your questions for academics. In addition, help us academics answer these questions:

What do you wish you had learned in school?
What do you do on the job that we should teach in our classes?
What do you wish academics would study about technical and professional writing?
This will be an informal, collegial discussion and help session. Bring your questions.
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Let's learn something new together next Tuesday @ 7:00 pm. (5/4/21) Please RSVP today!

The Share & Learn series is an STC Phoenix Technical Communicators FREE monthly online webinars, where members give no-pressure presentations to share our background knowledge, interests, areas of expertise, and professional challenges.

The Share & Learn series:
- Provides a great way for us to share and learn from one another.
- Enables us to connect with fellow members throughout Arizona, California and New Mexico.
- Allows us to practice webinar management, public speaking, and presentation skills with a friendly and encouraging audience.

This is an STC-AZ Zoom Meeting webinar. Members will be in-boxed with a link to follow the day before, or the day of the event.

Not a member of the STC-AZ Meetup? Join us!

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