Notes from 49th International STC Conference
Nashville, Tennessee, May 5-8, 2002
This site contains notes taken
from the technical sesssions at the 49th Annual International Conference
of the Society for Technical Communication (STC)
Nashville, Tennessee, May 5-8, 2002. Below is a hot-linked table
of contents. Additional links to other sites and materials are provided
within the notes from the various sessions. In some cases, handouts are
available only in hard-copy form. To get copies, contact
Dan Voss via e-mail.
The presenters of several of the sessions covered below published one or more articles
on the conference Proceedings, which are available in hard copy and, in some
cases, electronic format. To get copies of these papers, you can contact the authors
(whose e-mail addresses are provided with the notes to the sessions), or you
can contact Dan Voss via e-mail.
For downloadable files of presentations from the conference, check out the
Conference Web site.
Links to other Web sites
expected to be valid at least until September 1, 2002.
Good Ideas: Look for the Light Bulb!
Sprinkled throughout the notes, you will find an image of a light bulb,
indicating a particularly useful idea or suggestion.
Web Authoring and Electronic Publishing Technology
- "Analysis of Web Authoring Programs",
Linda Wokosin, CitizensFirst Credit Union.
- "Introduction to XML for Technical Writers",
Steve Manning, The Rockley Group, Inc.
- "What Every Technical Communicator Should Know About Metadata",
Gwen Thomas, Ciber, Inc.
- "eHelp Demo", Marketing team from eHelp, Inc.,
makers of RoboHelp.
Integrated Strategic Communication
Ethics of Technical Illustration
Special Needs in Technical Communication
Comments or suggestions regarding the 49th
International STC Conference notes? Please e-mail Dan Voss