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May 12: Learnability

with Chauncey Wilson of Autodesk

Join us on Tuesday, May 12, in a joint session with Boston CHI for this special presentation by usability guru Chauncey Wilson. 

Learnability is an important aspect of usability, yet there is little agreement on exactly what learnability is, how to measure it, and the guidelines and principles that design teams should follow to make products and services easy to learn. Learn about the many faces of learnability, and join in a practical discussion of principles, guidelines, and patterns that can be applied to support learnability that focus on both user interface and learning content. 

Read this related article to learn more.

The event is free of charge, but seats are limited, so pre-registration is required. Sign up now so you don't miss out! 

Interchange Was a Success!

On March 27-28, 2015, an energetic group of Technical Communication professionals gathered to network, share knowledge, and grow their careers by learning about new trends, technologies, and soft skills. We were filled to capacity!

Many thanks to the organizers, speakers, and attendees for making the event a great success. We look forward to an even larger conference next year!

Mentoring Program

Are you looking to achieve your technical communication goals more quickly? Do you want to learn more about a specific area of the profession? The New England Chapter wants to help! We are sponsoring a mentoring program for area professionals.

For more information, click Mentoring Program

Job Bank Updates

There are jobs awaiting applicants in the Jobs Bank in the Members' Area. Is one of them your Dream Job?

  • Senior Technical Writer, Wireless Products, Andover, MA
  • Instrument Technical Writer, Precisely Write, Waltham, MA
  • Training Materials Contractor, Airvana, Chelmsford, MA
  • Technical Writer II, Temporary, Mercury Systems, Chelmsford, MA
  • Technical Writer, contract to permanent, Chelmsford, MA
  • Senior Technical Writer/Project Manager, Full-time, Norwood, MA
  • Junior Technical Writer, Innovatia - Permanent or Full Time in Boxborough, MA
  • Content Development Coordinator, Innovatia - 6 month contract in Tewksbury, MA
  • Associate Technical Writer, CA Technologies - Framingham, MA
  • HHIS Internal Technical Writer, Nuance Healthcare - Burlington, MA

See all the details in the Members' Area Jobs Bank!

STC New England is awarded Community of Excellence from the Society for Technical Communication

The New England chapter is proud to receive the Community of Excellence Award from the STC. We have worked tirelessly over the last two years to revitalize and invigorate our chapter. This award is wonderful recognition for the hard work of the chapter Council and our members. 

Upcoming Events

03 Jun 2015 6:30 PM • Actifio, Inc, 333 Wyman St, Waltham, Suite 250
10 Jun 2015 6:00 PM (EDT) • Location to be determined
17 Jun 2015 5:00 PM • Chili‚Äôs Bar and Grill, 285 Daniel Webster Hwy Nashua, NH
17 Jun 2015 5:00 PM • Waxy O'Connor's in Lexington, MA
08 Jul 2015 5:00 PM • Waxy O'Connor's in Lexington, MA
31 Dec 2214 • Online - Download Only
 

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About STC New England

The New England chapter is one of the largest chapters in the Society for Technical Communication (STC) with more than 250 members. The New England chapter serves technical communications professionals in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

The chapter sponsors monthly programs, informal social events, an annual technical publications competition, and a regional professional conference.

STC New England was formed in 2011 when the Boston Chapter and the Northern New England Chapter merged to form the New England chapter. The Boston Chapter, incorporated in 1953, and the Association of Technical Writers and Editors in New York City were founding chapters of the STC.

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If you are not yet an STC member and are interesting in joining us, see this page at STC.org for a great list of reasons to join, and don't forget to join the New England Chapter!

Boston Interactions Calendar

For information on other area events that may be of interest to technical writers, please visit the Boston Interactions Calendar:

http://www.bostonchi.org/BostonInteractions/


 

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