Technical Communication Across Industries: A Recap

Thank you to all of the volunteers and participants who made the April STC event at UHD such a success! Despite the floods early in the week, we had a great turnout that included students, faculty, and professionals from many industries. ... Read More

April Program: Technical Communication Across Industries

STC Houston is hosting a joint meeting with the Professional Writing and Technical Communication Program on Friday, April 22, from 12pm – 2pm at the University of Houston-Downtown in Room 602 North (Main Building). 12 pm - 1 pm: Panel discussion ... Read More

Book Review – Three Keys to the Past – The History of Technical Communication

Review by Noel Atzmiller Three Keys to the Past – The History of Technical Communication, edited by Teresa C. Kynell and Michael G. Moran; Ablex Publishing Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut 1999. If you are interested in essays about the ... Read More

January Program: UX and You – Stepping into User Experience

Have you ever heard the term “UX” and wondered what it really means? User Experience (UX) is becoming a vital part of many company landscapes, as business professionals strive to understand what their users need with the products and services that ... Read More

December Program: Educating Ourselves on eLearning!

As we wrap up the presents and tie up another great year, let's pause to connect with our tech communication peers as we learn something new! Join us on Tuesday, December 8th at the American Red Cross for our December program meeting. Join us for ... Read More

STC Member Spotlight – Julie Garrison

By Lucha Morales Like many writers in the field, Julie Garrison didn’t plan on becoming a technical writer. Her passion for software and the medical field drove her to earn a degree in Biomedical engineering from Texas A&M. But a lack ... Read More

Dateline Houston Newsletter – Sept/Oct 2015

Meeting Recaps September kicked off with a fantastic presentation by Noel Atzmiller, "Teaching Engineers to Fish".  Teaching technical writing to engineers can be a challenge, and yet can help improve business communications greatly. When faced ... Read More

Workshop – APIs and SDKs: Breaking Into and Succeeding in a Specialty Market with Ed Marshall

APIs and SDKs: Breaking Into and Succeeding in a Specialty Market with Ed Marshall https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apis-and-sdks-breaking-into-and-succeeding-in-a-specialty-market-with-ed-marshall-tickets-18463731518 The North Texas Lone Star STC ... Read More

Teaching Engineers to Fish – Noel Atzmiller

The old saying, "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime," might be apropos for this month's program from STC Houston's Noel Atzmiller. Teaching technical writing to engineers ... Read More

Book Review – Spring Into Technical Writing for Engineers and Scientists

by Noel Atzmiller Spring Into Technical Writing for Engineers and Scientists, by Barry J. Rosenberg; Pearson Education, Inc., Addison-Wesley Publishers, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 2005. Have you ever tried to teach engineers or scientists ... Read More