TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
resources for development of CBI and other training
Subject:resources for development of CBI and other training From:A Watkins <awatkins -at- POBOX -dot- COM> Date:Sat, 23 May 1998 13:12:02 -0500
Chris, and others:
For up-to-date information, get involved with the American
Society for Training and Development. ASTD is the
professional association for training developers; in many
cities, it often co-sponsors events with STC. A visit to the
ASTD Website at http://www.astd.org will lead you to
networking opportunities with instructional designers and
developers, and to a library of tangible and virtual
resources. Computer-based instruction, including Web-based
training, are hot topics right now; you'll find quite a bit
to read, as well as several online discussions, about it.
You might get helpful (but more theoretical) information
from the International Society for Performance Improvement.
I find it difficult to summarize ISPI and their high-level
approach to behavior modification, so I'll just direct you
to http://www.ispi.org and let you wade through it for
Senior Technical Writer
Cooperative Computing, Inc.
(an Instructional Developer in a former life ...)