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and APEX winner (2016)
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Program Materials for the TE SIG “Challenges in Editing When English is not the Writer’s Native Language” Webinar

Author: aqueeney - Published At: Mar 30, 2012 05:23pm EDT -
SIG News
The program materials are now available at the link below for the March 28 TE SIG quarterly meeting and webinar entitled, “Challenges in Editing When English is Not the Writer’s’ Native Language.” The taped webinar is embedded in the page and can be viewed or downloaded. To access the presentation handouts and a downloadable-only version of the webinar, scroll down to the “Access the Handouts” section of the page and click on the file gallery link.

http://www.stc-techedit.org/Challenges+Editing+ESL+Writers

To provide an evaluation of the program please click on the following link.

http://www.stc-techedit.org/survey15

Technical Editing SIG Election Results for 2012

Author: Webmaster - Published At: Dec 08, 2011 11:55am EST -
SIG News
Election results for the SIG for 2012 are in. Congratulations and welcome to the newly elected board members! The election winners include the following:
  • Lori Meyer, Co-manager
  • Dan Riechers, Treasurer
  • Lara Tellis, Secretary
  • Andrea Wenger, Membership manager
These four SIG leaders, together with returning co-manager Carol Lamarche, will work together with a group of talented SIG volunteers to guide and develop the SIG in the upcoming year.

Thanks to the new board members for their willingness to serve the SIG in 2012, and to everyone who voted and helped make it happen!

Here’s to the Technical Editing SIG in 2012!

Carol Lamarche and Jeff Japp
Co-managers 2011

The Technical Editing SIG: Corrigo Newsletter Summary, April 2011

Author: stc_tesig_ann@mailman.stc.org - Published At: Apr 29, 2011 04:23pm EDT -
Corrigo Articles
Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!

It's time to celebrate. The TE SIG has won the Community of Distinction award again for the year 2010. Congratulations! For details about the Award, the TE SIG events at the upcoming STC Summit in May, and much more, see our news page: http://stc-techedit.org/News.


NEWSLETTER ARTICLES

This second issue of 2011 provides an interesting bunch of articles on grammar, punctuation, and editing skills that you wouldn't want to miss reading. What's more, now you can rate as well as provide comments on the Corrigo articles!

The new commenting feature also allows comments to Tweet, Facebook, Digg, and the like at once. SIG members as well as non-SIG members can post their comments. So, share your thoughts and let us make the most of our collective experience.


Corrigo Newsletter Summary, January 2011

Author: Webmaster - Published At: Feb 02, 2011 06:58am EST -
Corrigo Articles
Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!

This first issue of 2011 provides interesting book reviews, a concluding note on research related to Wikipedia editing, and a look at some language errors to watch out for.

What's more, now you can rate as well as provide comments on the thoughts and ideas expressed in a Corrigo article. The new commenting feature also allows comments to Tweet, Facebook, Digg, and the like at once. SIG members as well as non-SIG members can post their comments. So, share your thoughts and let us make the most of our collective experience.

For the most recent SIG news, especially for the ongoing watercooler chats, see our news page: http://stc-techedit.org/News

2010-2011 STC Buyers' Guide To Products and Services

Author: Webmaster - Published At: Sep 09, 2010 01:00pm EDT -
STC News
The 2010-2011 STC Buyers' Guide to Products and Services is now live! This year's Buyers' Guide is a fully online, fully functioning database with:
  • 24 category listings to select from
  • Contact information for every company, with phone number and email address as provided
  • Links to websites, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn as provided
  • Descriptions of products and services offered from premium and featured listings
  • Advertising opportunities to fit any size marketing budget
For more information, see http://www.stc.org/about/buyersguide.asp .

Announcing the winners of the 2010 Diane Feldman TE SIG Scholarships

Author: Webmaster - Published At: Jul 27, 2010 02:16pm EDT -
SIG News
Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Diane Feldman Technical Editing SIG Scholarships!
Juliette Cannata
and
Carie Lambert


Congratulations also to the winner of a special one-time scholarship offered by the Carolina Chapter in honor of Diane Feldman!
Jeanette Buenger



Corrigo Newsletter Summary, May 2010

Author: stc_tesig_ann@mailman.stc.org - Published At: May 21, 2010 11:13am EDT -
Corrigo Articles
Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!

First, it’s a delight to announce that the Technical Editing SIG received the Community of Distinction award for 2009-2010! The Community of Distinction award is the highest STC Community Achievement Award (CAA). The citation on the certificate reads as follows: "For effectively providing valuable resources on an outstanding website, innovating new uses of social media, and setting aggressive goals in a challenging year." The Technical Editing SIG also received the Pacesetter Award for 2009-2010. The Pacesetter Award acknowledges a professional or student chapter's contributions to STC goals through a single innovative and effective program or activity. Kudos to the SIG leadership! A special thanks to all the volunteers and participants who make this SIG a vibrant forum for networking and learning.

And, the deadline for the Diane Feldman Technical Editing SIG Scholarship has been extended to May 30!

Now, just a quick update from the newsletter front. We are trying to release the newsletter every two months. We hope that the roundup of articles would be the right mix of a minimum number of articles that you can skim through quickly.

There have been slight delays in the rollout of issues for 2010. However, our effort is to keep it on-course and rollout an issue by the fifth of every other month. We truly appreciation all those who support us in this initiative!

We encourage you to contribute an article for the next issue. Please send us your draft by June 15.

Corrigo Newsletter Summary, March 2010

Author: stc_tesig_ann@mailman.stc.org - Published At: Mar 22, 2010 07:42am EDT -
Corrigo Articles
Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!

First, here's a quick update on the STC Technical Editing front. The Technical Editing SIG has been extremely active with events, such as watercooler chats and webinars. We hope to provide a summary of the watercooler chats from our next issue onwards. Also, the Technical Editing SIG is conducting a survey to enhance the SIG Website, so it'll be wonderful if you provide your input! Visit the news page link below for the survey.

And, congratulations to Rick Sapir, the winner of the Distinguished SIG Service Award (DSSA), 2009!

Huzzah for Rick Sapir, Our DSSA Winner for 2009!

Author: Vanessa Wilburn, SIG Co-Manager - Published At: Mar 07, 2010 12:17pm EST -
SIG News
Rick Sapir
Rick Sapir
The Technical Editing SIG is proud to recognize one of its members with the Distinguished SIG Service Award, or DSSA. Started in 2002, this DSSA recognizes exemplary dedication of a member to a SIG and its activities. Three basic criteria are considered in identifying nominees for the DSSA: length of SIG membership, consistency of service over time, and the variety of service.

SIG members: Call to participate in the Body of Knowledge

Author: System Administrator - Published At: Feb 05, 2010 11:10am EST -
STC News
The Society for Technical Communication invites all SIG members to participate in a project aimed at defining the broad outline of topics most relevant to the practice and teaching of technical communication. A charter document describing the project is linked on the home page of a wiki, http://stcbok.editme.com/Home , where you will also find information on how to volunteer to contribute to the project.

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