Tag Archives: Tech Comm

Tech Comm Can Be Full of Surprises!

Here’s a note we just got from one of our excellent tech comm grads, Ellen Fleischer: Maybe I shouldn’t be surprised that I’m working in my field. After all, that was my goal when I went into tech comm. However, … Continue reading

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New Program Co-ordinator

After four years as co-ordinator of the Technical Communication program, Beth Agnew is handing over this responsibility to Anna Parker-Richards. “It’s a great opportunity to get someone new involved in the Program,” says Professor Agnew. “Anna has been a strong … Continue reading

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Seeing the Big Picture

High tech companies have a lot of moving parts. There are numerous projects on the go, multiple teams at work, different divisions to oversee company operations, and the need to continually keep one eye on what’s going on outside the … Continue reading

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Teaching Professionalism

I was asked how it is possible to instill professional identity into technical writers. My response was that professionalism can indeed be taught, and we do that very thing here in the Seneca Tech Comm program. Simple things such as … Continue reading

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Pretty but Useless

Usually when companies need web sites designed, they call a designer. It’s no wonder — they are thinking about the look of the site and how it will represent them and their brand. But more important than the look and … Continue reading

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STC Awards

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is the professional organization that represents technical communicators around the world. There are annual publication competitions, as well as other opportunities for recognition of the work that groups, individuals, and chapters do on behalf … Continue reading

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Learning to be a Technical Communicator

Few careers for writers pay as well, or provide as much ongoing challenge and satisfaction, as the profession of technical communication. It is not unusual for an experienced technical communicator to make close to $100K per year, depending on the … Continue reading

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