Lines & Letters

Award-Winning Newsletter of NEO STC


Talk of the Town

October 20 of this year (and every year) is the National Day on Writing. “Lines & Letters” is looking for articles about this topic. Please contact us at newsletter@neostc.org with your ideas or drafts. Let’s honor this year’s social media theme, and combine that with writing to extend the National Day on Writing to a year … Continue reading…

Digital Marketing and Technical Writers: A Great Combination

Technical writers can bring their skills of communicating clearly about technical topics to today’s world of digital marketing. This can apply to communication about important current topics in the field including programmatic ads, B2B digital marketing, mobile applications, and skills digital marketers need today to be successful. Going along with this idea of communicating clearly … Continue reading…

What Is the National Day on Writing… and Should We Care?

The site at http://www.ncte.org/dayonwriting explains that the National Day on Writing recognizes “the significance of writing in our national life, draws attention to the remarkable variety of writing we engage in, and helps writers from all walks of life recognize how important writing is to their lives.” The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) established the … Continue reading…

Ten Emerging Educational Technologies: Article Review

Common themes identified in this list of top new trends in educational technologies include individualism, shared information, and hands-on. This is according to Pamela DeLoatch in her article at http://www.edudemic.com/10-emerging-education-technologies/. In the individualism grouping, we see this list: Wearable tech Bring your own device Mobile learning In the shared information grouping, the following is listed: Cloud … Continue reading…

Talk of the Town

Lee Murray, Youngstown State University, MA in Professional and Technical Writing, received the NEO STC Scholarship Award “for demonstrating both dedication to the study of technical communication and leadership potential in the field.” PMI – NEO (the NE Ohio chapter of the Project Management Institute) is celebrating its 25th anniversary. See http://www.pmineo.org/ for more details. APEX … Continue reading…

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Thanks for reading! We want to thank you for reading the latest edition of our award-winning newsletter and send a big thanks to all in NEO STC for supporting Lines & Letters. Love it? Hate it? Let us know! Contact us: newsletter@neostc.org Managing Co-editors: Sara Buchanan – sara.buchanan@lcs.com, newsletter editor Jeanette Evans – jeanette.evans@sbcglobal.net, newsletter … Continue reading…