Free Online Webinar: Virtual International Collaboration

The STC Academic SIG invites faculty and students to join Rajdeep Gupta as he discusses Virtual International Collaboration on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. CDT (-5 GMT). Register: The free, online webinar will take place in Adobe Connect. (Note the speaker is based in India.) You don’t have to be an STC member to attend. Register at the link below, and we will send you login instructions prior to the event. Faculty and students can register individually, or if you are a faculty member and want to project the webinar in a classroom setting, please register for yourself and indicate that you plan to share the webinar with your class or organization: Webinar topic: Based on the collaborations conducted with different groups of American, Chinese, and Indian students, Rajdeep discusses the principles of effective strategies for conducting virtual international collaborations with students in technical communication. International collaboration has expanded student and instructor learning and has opened up intriguing possibilities. The presentation can assist instructors to develop successful virtual intercultural collaborations that prepare students for the workplace. Profile: Rajdeep Gupta has 10+ years’ experience in Technical Communication, Sales and Marketing, Project Management, and Translation. He has worked for Infosys, Misys, and Author-it before starting Blue Dots Consultancy Services. At present, he is the Managing Director of Blue Dots. He has approximately 3500 training hours teaching professionals such as software developers, technical writers, project managers and others in XML and DITA, Cloud, CMS, and Customer Focused Documentation. Rajdeep is a former STC India Chapter President, and also has held several other chapter officer roles. In 2012, he received the STC Distinguished Chapter Service Award. Rajdeep has an MBA in Information Systems and a Diploma in Cyber Laws. Questions: