By Maralee Sauter, IDL SIG Manager
Hello IDL SIG members,
Spring has arrived, resplendent with daffodils, crocuses, hyacinths, and a feathered flurry of participants at my office-window bird feeder. It’s a beautiful time of year in the Pacific NW, as the fresh rain and fleeting sun bring an air of much-needed optimism into view.
Continue reading “Manager’s Column, Q1 2023”
By Jamye Sagan, IDL SIG Treasurer
How much money do we have?
As of March 29, 2023, we have $1,937.92 pending in our account – $1,645.00 from community funding and $292.92 in our vested funds.
Continue reading “IDL SIG Treasurer Report – 2023 Q1”
By Marcia Shannon
Good news! You have more time to submit an article to the IDL Student Article Competition. We have extended the deadline to Monday, June 19. We will publish the two best essays in the third quarter issue of IDL’s newsletter, IDeaL: Design for Learning.
We hope this extension will encourage potential entrants to take part. We are asking technical communication and instructional design educators to encourage their students to submit an article based on their recent class work. Being published in an international newsletter is a useful addition to any professional portfolio. Continue reading “IDL Student Article Competition deadline extended!”
By Ruth-Anne Klassen, Student Liaison
As we coordinate this year’s IDL Student Article Writing Competition (SAWC), I am reflecting on my experience entering a piece in the 2022 competition. The process of presenting my topic and submitting an article seemed insignificant to me. However, the experience seemed more impressive when my article continued for publishing in STC’s newsletter. I hope to encourage potential contestants in the competition, and other new technical communicators, to expose their work to new audiences.
Continue reading “Thinking Back on My Student Article Writing Competition Experience, One Year Later”
By Maralee Sautter, IDL SIG Manager
Greetings! I hope your year-end celebrations have been meaningful and fun, and the recent wicked weather has been gentle on you. As we look forward to a new year, let’s rewind and look back on the year in retrospect.
Continue reading “Manager’s Column Q4 2022”