Archives for October 2015

Using a Storyboard to Plan a Presentation

How do you start a presentation? If you have looked for a strategy to plan an oral presentation, you might want to consider Storyboarding, an important technique for planning described by Melissa Clarkson in this post. This technique for developing the structure and content of a presentation helps take you away from slideware to start, so that you … [Read more...]

Using a Storyboard to Plan a Presentation

Melissa Clarkson Think about the last time you began to prepare a formal presentation for a group. There is a good chance the presentation included slides. If you were not reusing an old set of slides, you probably opened up PowerPoint or Keynote, picked a template, and began creating slide content. I would like suggest a different approach to … [Read more...]

Colorado School of Mines: Multiple Teaching Faculty Positions in Social Science-Engineering Design Integration

The Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies (LAIS) at Colorado School of Mines (CSM) invites applications for these positions at all ranks and is especially interested in applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Desirable candidates are those excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a … [Read more...]

Request for Nominations: Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is seeking nominees for the 2016 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Award recognizes educators who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching in technical communication.  To be eligible for the Award, nominees must Be a current member of the Society for Technical … [Read more...]

CFP: ProComm 2016, Communicating Entrepreneurship and Innovation, October 2-5 at the University of Texas, Austin

ProComm 2016, October 2-5 at the University of Texas, Austin, welcomes papers, panels, and workshops on the teaching, learning, and practice of communication in engineering and technical contexts. We also welcome papers that address this year’s conference theme, Communicating Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Entrepreneurs, as creators of … [Read more...]