October: Academic Trends and Career Tracks for Technical Communication Professionals

Join us Tuesday, October 29 at IIT’s Rice Campus in Wheaton for a fascinating look at the changing techcomm landscape. 
 

Study or office stationaryWhat are the academic trends and offerings today when compared with the recent past? How have universities accommodated the growing demand for leaders who can communicate and share knowledge in new ways? Representatives from DePaul University, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Northwestern University will join us to share their views and take your questions.

At the meeting, we’ll discuss how to gain proficiency with the tools and resources available today. We’ll share examples of how new technologies are used to enhance user experience, documentation, training, and elearning.
 
We’ll also explore the possibility that we have reached a tipping point for the use of social technologies in technical communication. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about what’s new in the field and how leaders are preparing to enhance their skillsets to meet the demands of today’s marketplace.
 
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Tuesday, Oct 29
6:00 – 8:30 pm
 
IIT Rice Campus
201 E Loop Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
 

Panelists

Our panelists include the following academic professionals:
 
Karl Stolley
Associate Professor of Digital Writing & Rhetoric
Director, Gewgaws Lab | Co-Director, Graduate Studies
Illinois Institute of Technology
 
Jeff Merrell
Associate Director, Master’s Program in Learning & Organizational Change
Northwestern University
 
Antonio Ceraso
Director of M.A. in New Media Studies
DePaul University
 

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