Category Archives: education

Guest Speaking: Senior Practicum

I again had the pleasure of speaking to a group of Marika Siegel‘s senior-level technical writing students at Michigan Tech University. They sent me a list of excellent questions in advance related to tech writing in general, job hunting, and … Continue reading

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Writing and Distributing Surveys

As some of my regular readers might know, I tried to distribute a survey as part of my “Arts and Recreation on Mars” paper for Kepler Space Institute. The goal was to assess how people consumed/engaged with art or recreation … Continue reading

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Repurposing and Reformatting Content

The professor for my Kepler Space Institute class provided a rather detailed and specific outline for my final class paper. I was in the process of developing and writing that paper when a friend suggested I submit it to the … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: Arts & Recreation Survey, Take 3

Updated 5 July 2021 due to more formatting issues…looking at you, Microsoft! : ( The Word form and non-form surveys have proven too difficult or non-user friendly to get a lot of responses. My last effort is just to post … Continue reading

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Researching New Topics

Updated 7/2/2021 to fix a typo and add a few words. I haven’t talked about my class at Kepler Space Institute in a while, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to provide an update on my work there. As … Continue reading

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