Calendar of SIG Events

Your friends at IDL SIG are pulling together plans for webinars and other events in 2017 and 2018. Mark your calendar for events on the third Thursday of the month and keep watching this space for announcements and news.

2017


July 26, 2017

IDL SIG Monthly meeting, open to all SIG members

4:30 pm Pacific / 5:30 pm Mountain /6:30 pm Central / 7:30 pm Eastern

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/847729237

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 847-729-237


August 15, 2017

10th annual Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Attendee registration for the 2017 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase is available at the early rate through July 24. Register today to receive the discounted rate and secure a spot at this year's event. This year, you're also invited to an after-party to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Showcase. Register here.


August 16, 2017

"Digital Citizenship in an Online World" webinar with Phil Havlik

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Read about the webinar and register now!


August 23, 2017

IDL SIG Monthly meeting, open to all SIG members

4:30 pm Pacific / 5:30 pm Mountain /6:30 pm Central / 7:30 pm Eastern

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/847729237

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 847-729-237


September 21, 2017

"Create Presentation Handouts That People Will Actually Use" with Chuck Campbell

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Read about the webinar and register now! 


September 27, 2017

IDL SIG Monthly meeting, open to all SIG members

4:30 pm Pacific / 5:30 pm Mountain /6:30 pm Central / 7:30 pm Eastern

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/847729237

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 847-729-237


October 12, 2017

Webinar with Robert Hershenow

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Details coming soon.


October 25, 2017

IDL SIG Monthly meeting, open to all SIG members

4:30 pm Pacific / 5:30 pm Mountain /6:30 pm Central / 7:30 pm Eastern

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/847729237

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 847-729-237


November 16, 2017

Webinar with Allie Proff

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Details coming soon.


November 22, 2017

IDL SIG Monthly meeting, open to all SIG members

4:30 pm Pacific / 5:30 pm Mountain /6:30 pm Central / 7:30 pm Eastern

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/847729237

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 847-729-237


December 07, 2017

Webinar with Phylise Banner

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Details coming soon.


December 27, 2017

IDL SIG Monthly meeting, open to all SIG members

4:30 pm Pacific / 5:30 pm Mountain /6:30 pm Central / 7:30 pm Eastern

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/847729237

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 847-729-237



2018

January 18, 2018

Webinar with Debbie Kerr

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Details coming soon.


February 15, 2018

Webinar with Ed Marsh

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Details coming soon.




Past events

February 16, 2017

“Test then Tell in eLearning” webinar with Mary Whalen (Sojoodi)

10:30 am Pacific / 11:30 am Mountain / 12:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Eastern

Update:

The event recording is available free at Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


April 17, 2017

Ask an Instructional Designer with Clayton Allenbright and Jamye Sagan

3:00 pm Pacific / 4:00 pm Mountain / 5:00 pm Central / 6:00 pm Eastern

Update:

The event recording is available free at Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


May 06-10, 2017

STC Summit 2017

Join us at the #STC17 Summit!

Come by our booth at the welcome reception on Sunday night and get a sticker for your summit badge. Join us Tuesday midday for our annual business meeting. And if you see some of us walking around and hanging out, be sure to jump in and say hello.

This post will help you connect with our SIG at the Summit and highlights selected sessions about our field, by members, and other sessions of interest. For the complete schedule of events, see the Summit website at https://stcsummit2017.sched.com/

Annual IDL SIG Business Meeting Brown Bag

Our annual face-to-face business meeting will be on Tuesday, May 9th from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in Annapolis 1 at the Gaylord Hotel.

Come by for a brown bag lunch and a chance to meet other instructional design and learning practitioners face to face. Pick up lunch at either the Harbor Marketplace or the The Cocoa Bean inside the Gaylord Hotel.

Join us! We will have prizes!



2016

February 2, 2016

STC Multi-Chapter Techcomm Showcase

Recording

The event recording is available free at
http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p1gvk7pdxrg/


March 2, 2016

STC Multi-Chapter Techcomm Showcase Round 2

Recording

The event recording is available free at
http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p65lsf93in3/
slides as pdf The Science and Psychology of Persuasion by Barbara Beresford
slides as pdf 3 Easy Steps to Better Voice Recordings by Robert Hershenow


April 21, 2016

Mary Whalen (Sojoodi) presents "Getting Started With Video Training"

Recording

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


May 15-18, 2016

#STC16 Technical Communications Summit in Anaheim CA

Here are some photos of your IDL SIG at #STC16.
Also see the 2016 Business Meeting Presentation.
Details on the STC Summit web site.
Check out the schedule and see a list of sessions, speakers, and social sharing.
Here is a quick overview of where you can find us, how you will recognize us, and ways to network with us – and each other, of course. 2016 Summit Email to Members


June 16, 2016

“What I Would Have Liked to Know" with John Hedtke.

Recording

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


July 21, 2016

“My Career Reinvention: TW to IDL and Beyond" by Dr. Jackie Damrau, BPMN

Recording

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


August 18, 2016

“Lightning Talks” webinar with Kit Brown-Hoekstra, Viqui Dill, Jamye Sagan, Mellissa Ruryk and Robert Hershenow

Recording

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


September 15, 2016

#TechComm Showcase: Editor as Collaborator with Lori Meyer and Lessons My Cat Taught Me About ID with Jamye Sagan

Recording

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


October 20, 2016

Student Outreach Article Competition Question and Answer webinar with Sylvia Miller

Recording

See the recording and slides here.


November 11, 2016

Helping Students Get Published with Sylvia Miller

Webinar through the STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC)

Recording

http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p1a5a540qx3/

Slides

http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p8hz1ln1xvd/


November 16, 2016

“Get a Move On! Animation Techniques in PowerPoint” presented by Robert Hershenow

Recording

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


November 16, 2016

Virtual Open House

Recording

Watch the recording at http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p70g5iisf77/
See the slides on the event post or download the slides as pdf here or as a PowerPoint here.



2015

April 2 (Rescheduled from March 19)

Evaluation of Training webinar with Linda Urban

RECORDING

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


May 21

Using Scenarios webinar with Kim Lindsey

RECORDING

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


June 21-24

STC Summit in Columbus OH

See our 2015 Business Meeting Presentation slides.
See our photos from the Summit.
Read details about the Summit!
Read here to find out Where to find us at the Summit.


July 28–August 18 (Tuesdays)

11:00 AM–12:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATORS

by Saul Carliner, PhD, CTDP, Associate Professor of Educational Technology, Concordia University (Montreal) and Author, "Training Design Basics"


September 17

Joint webinar with UUX SIG

How to Design Documentation with Users in Mind webinar with David Dick

RECORDING

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


October 14

Webinar by Dr. Jackie Damrau

RECORDING

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


November 5

Editing Training Materials joint webinar with the Technical Editing SIG

RECORDING

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)


November 10

Virtual Open House

RECORDING

Here is a link to the recording: http://stc.adobeconnect.com/p4wxu8slitf/


December 12

Virtual Progression Webinars
Featuring

  • Mellissa Ruryk presenting on 9 Things You Didn’t Know (you need to know) about Word
  • Robert Hershenow presenting on Audio Editing Tips: 3 Easy Steps to Improved Voice Recording
  • Scott McCoy presenting on The Mentor Board (cue echoing fadeout:  MENTOR BOARD MENTOR Board Mentor board mentor board)
  • Deanne Levander presenting on the STC Body of Knowledge (TCBOK)
RECORDING

The event recording is available free at
Free recordings of IDL SIG webinars for members (requires password. Contact programs@nullstcidlsig.org if you did not yet receive your password.)



2014

October 13, 2014

Webinar School



2013

January 2013
• 23: SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
February 2013
• 27: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
March 2013
• 27: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
April 2013
• 25: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
May 2013
• 5-8: STC Summit in Atlanta, GA, USA
• 22: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
June 2013
• 26: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
July 2013
• 24: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
August 2013
• 28: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
September 2013
• 25: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
October 2013
• 23: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
November 2013
• 27: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
December 2013
• 18: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
• 31: Renew STC & IDL SIG membership!



2012

January 2012
• 25: SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
February 2012
• 22: IDL SIG Academic Scholarship Applications due
• 22: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
• 23: IDL SIG Webinar: “Choose the Right Tool for the Job”, Joseph Ganci
March 2012
• 28: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
April 2012
• 19: IDL SIG Webinar: “Storyboarding 101”, Jane MacKenzie
• 25: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
May 2012
• 7: IDL SIG Elections (Asst. Mgr, Treasurer) Open
• 20-23: STC Summit in Chicago/Rosemont, IL USA
o 20: Informal Gathering, Liberty Tavern, 8:30pm CT - ??
o 21: Training Evaluation Workshop, 3:30pm – 4:30 pm CT
o 21: Communities Reception, 6:30pm – 8:00 pm CT
o 22: SIG Business Meeting, 11:30am – 12:30pm CT
o 22: Honors Banquet Reception: 7:00pm – 7:30pm CT
o 22: Honors Banquet: 7:30pm – 10:00pm CT
• 28: IDL SIG Elections Close
• 30: Election Results Released
• 30: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
June 2012
• 27: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
July 2012
• 25: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
August 2012
• 20: Deadline for entering Summit @ a Click sweepstakes
• 22: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
September 2012
• 12: IDL SIG & SciCom SIG Webinar: “Conveying Messages with Graphs”, Jean-luc Doumont, 1:30pm – 3:00pm ET
• 26: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
October 2012
• 24: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
November 2012
• 9: Demographic Survey closes
• 28: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting, 7:30pm – 8:30pm ET
December 2012
• 19: IDL SIG All-Team Monthly Meeting
• 31: Renew STC & IDL SIG membership!