TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements

Subject: TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements
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In this posting, look for the following ...

* Frame Training: Single-Sourcing / Template Design / FM-to-Acrobat
(NEW)
* ANNOUNCE: 20% off for techwr-lers who document APIs!
* ANNOUNCE: SIGDOC 2002 Call for Papers Deadline
* TRAINING: Upcoming Training, March 2002, Acrobat in NC, PA; others
* TRAINING: INDEXING SKILLS WORKSHOP FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATORS
* ANNOUNCE: New Articles on the TECHWR-L Site
* ANNOUNCE: NEW Version! SnagIt 6.0

and at the end you'll find the concluding administrivia with
information about these ads and how to place your own.

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FrameMaker Training: Single-Sourcing / Template Design / FM-to-Acrobat

Shlomo Perets, http://www.microtype.com

Chelmsford, MA:
* FrameMaker-to-Acrobat Advanced Techniques - May 23-24

Indianapolis, IN:
* FrameMaker Template Design - May 28-29
* FrameMaker-to-Acrobat Advanced Techniques - May 30-31

Bethesda, MD:
* PDF Expert workshop - June 2
(PDF2002 Conference, pre-conference workshop)
* Single-Sourcing with FrameMaker - June 5
* FrameMaker-to-Acrobat Advanced Techniques - June 6-7
(PDF2002 Conference, post-conference workshop)

Self-study courses (with support/feedback, or course materials only):
* Creating Interactive PDFs using FrameMaker - A/B/C
* Testing PDFs (not FrameMaker-specific)

03/06/02-03/13/02
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ANNOUNCE: 20% off for techwr-lers who document APIs!

Documenting APIs isn't easy, and it's not for everyone.
But it's a highly-sought skill, and one of the best-
paying gigs in our field.

Now you can benefit from 250+ pages of revealing advice
from Manuel Gordon, a veteran writer-programmer who
specializes in documenting APIs. With this revealing
workbook from our popular workshop, you can learn how to
create useful API documentation, with more confidence than
ever. Stop cutting and pasting, and start writing today!

And for the entire month of March, techwr-lers get 20% off.
That's a $14 saving if you order by March 31.

There's nothing else like it on the market.
And our money-back guarantee means there's no risk to you.

For more information or to order your copy today,
visit http://www.gordonandgordon.com/wkb-twl.html

03/05/02-03/12/02
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ANNOUNCE: SIGDOC 2002 Call for Papers Deadline

ACM SIGDOC 2002: connect
October 20-23, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

In an increasingly connected world, documentation cannot be
produced in isolation. Our dependencies on other team members,
and on expertise from related disciplines, require both a broad
understanding and a deep appreciation of our industry and our
place in it. This year^Òs conference will focus on making
connections: with our peers in industry and academe, between
theory and practice, between writing and technology.

April 6th is the deadline for proposals for the conference.
Please send proposals directly to the program chair:

Michael Priestley
mpriestl -at- ca -dot- ibm -dot- com

Read the complete call for papers at:
http://www.acm.org/sigdoc

03/04/02-03/11/02
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TRAINING: Upcoming Training, March 2002, Acrobat in NC, PA; others

Bright Path Solutions, an Adobe solution provider and WebWorks University
site, has the following Adobe Acrobat classes scheduled for March 2002.

Adobe Acrobat 5.0 Hands-on Training:
March 11-12, Research Triangle Park NC
March 25-26, Pittsburgh PA

Adobe Acrobat 5.0 Workshop (using student files):
March 13: Research Triangle Park NC


ALSO COMING in MARCH:
The Master Series: a FrameMaker SkillBuilder Workshop
Various US and Canadian locations
$149 (full day plus copy of "The Master Series: FrameMaker 6")

Applied Indexing (best practices; not tool specific):
March 21-22, Research Triangle Park NC


Training descriptions and information:
http://www.travelthepath.com/training/
General training information and discount data:
http://www.travelthepath.com/training/general.shtml
Call for information on NC State program to help job seekers pay for
training.


Contact:
Kay Ethier
BRIGHT PATH SOLUTIONS
100 Park Drive, Suite 102
Research Triangle Park NC 27709-4265 USA
PHONE: 919.244.8559

03/03/02-03/10/02
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TRAINING: INDEXING SKILLS WORKSHOP FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATORS
Presented by Lori Lathrop (LoriLathrop -at- compuserve -dot- com /
http://www.indexingskills.com)

"An index is as important to your documentation as your documentation is
to
the product." (Lori Lathrop)

DATE: Friday, April 19, 2002
TIMES: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Wingate Inn, 5661 Windhover Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
AUDIENCE: The one-day workshop is for writers and editors who need to
create usable indexes for either printed or online documents. Writers will
learn to apply several productivity tips and techniques in indexing
technical documentation.

NOTE: Registration fees have not increased this year!

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATIONS ( received by March 28):
$300 (single registration) / $275 (per attendee - group rate for 3-6
registrations)

LATE REGISTRATIONS (subject to availability after March 28):
$335 (single registration) / $325 (per attendee - group rate for 3-6
registrations)

INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATIONS:
Lori Lathrop is a Past President of the American Society of Indexers (ASI)
and a Senior Member of the Society for Technical Communication (STC). The
second edition of her book, An Indexer's Guide to the Internet, was
published by Information Today Inc. in 1999, and she is currently writing
Indexing Skills for Technical Communicators, which is based on her
workshops.

To request a workshop brochure, send an e-mail message to
LoriLathrop -at- compuserve -dot- com
For more information on upcoming workshops and presentations, please see
http://www.indexingskills.com/wkshpsch.html

02/07/02-03/08/02
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ANNOUNCE: New Articles on the TECHWR-L Site (UPDATED!)

NEW ARTICLES!

User's Advocate: Privacy Means Never Having to
Say You're Sorry
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/usersadvocate_privacy.html

Feng Shui for the Tech Writer's Workspace
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/fengshui.html

What Can We Learn from Other Functional Areas?
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/functionalareas.html

Gender-neutral Technical Writing
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/genderneutral.html

What's in a Name? Guidelines for Naming Files
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/filenaming.html

Embedded Help: Background and Applications for
Technical Communicators
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/embeddedhelp.html

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Visit the TECHWR-L home page at
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for the latest additions to the site!


02/22/02-03/01/02
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ANNOUNCE: NEW Version! SnagIt 6.0

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Visit www.techsmith.com to see if you qualify for a free upgrade!

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1/1/02-6/30/02
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