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How to become a technical writer – Confessions of a former translator

A former translator, I worked the first seven years of my professional life in the translation industry, in various positions. While I learned a lot from this experience, it also left me, as a writer, frustrated. Translators are chained to their source text and writing the words of others in another language, usually focusing on what their clients want. more ...

tekom impressions part 2: API documentation and the VUKA world

Daniela Herbold and Ulrike Parson write about better API documentation and solutions for innovative human resources management. more ...

Impressions from tcworld 2017

Part 1: Improvisation, fluff hunt, and videos for technical documentation. more ...

My first time at tekom

I got back from Stuttgart last night and it is safe to say that after three days of action-packed presentations, writing an article is not in the realm of possibilities right now as I try to connect one synapse with another. more ...

The parson mug prize draw #4. Congratulations to the winners

In which city was the parson mug photographed, we asked at the beginning of September. more ...

Flipped Classroom: Make Your Training More Efficient

Paying attention to students with different skill levels requires much time during onsite training. Students with more knowledge can get bored easily. Vice versa, students with less knowledge may get overwhelmed.

The flipped classroom method aligns the different skill levels before the onsite training. The students study the training material at home at their own pace. Depending on their knowledge, they need less or more time for understanding the training content. Students with less knowledge do not slow others down. Advanced students can skip material they already know and use the time for other topics or tasks to deepen their knowledge.

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Luca Leonie Jäger has written a fine knowledge article about the subject: Flipped Classroom – How to Make Your Training More Efficient.

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