Re: Administrators or Administrator's Manual

Subject: Re: Administrators or Administrator's Manual
From: Laura Dent <ldent -at- rosettastone -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 10:14:25 -0400

This is exactly the solution I came up with yesterday, for exactly this
Claire Conant wrote:

I would also suggest single person possessive because only one person
(presumably) will be using the book at a time.

The actual book is subtitled "... A Guide for Teachers and Administrators"
which is another way to dodge the pesky apostrophe.
I had to come up with a condensed link to appear in a sidebar on the Web
site, so I called it:
Administrator's Guide
For instructions on
setting up your
Online Language
Learning Center.
... with the logic that only one person will be using it at a time.
I thought "setting up" was a bit lame, but certainly didn't want to go for
"configuring" or any such techy-lingo that would scare away the teachers.
Any suggestions on "setting up"?
By the way, hello - I've just (re-)joined recently. ("re-" because I've
been a techwhirler before, in previous incarnations.)
I am the first technical writer (!) at Rosetta Stone - see
[1] . We make language-learning software in a variety of
formats, including the above-mentioned "Online Language Learning Center" for
institutional customers - schools and other organizations who want their
students/employees to learn languages.
- Laura Dent



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