Calendar of SIG Events

2017

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

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!  

Past events

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. 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 May 21 Using Scenarios webinar with Kim Lindsey 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 October 14 Webinar by Dr. Jackie Damrau November 5 Editing Training Materials joint webinar with the Technical Editing SIG November 10 Virtual Open House 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)
 

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!