Some of the Things You Wanted to Know about Alt Text

Presenter: Amber Riaz
Presenters: Amber Riaz Date: Thursday, November 2, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Length: 1 hour Language: English Level: Introductory Type: Informational Member price: $42 Non-member price: $70 Register Now This webinar will answer questions attendees might have about alt text and its current use in multiple contexts to enable accessibility for different types of content. The presentation will define alt text, provide an overview of who might use alt text and why and introduce guidelines on composing alt text. Whose job is it to worry about Continue reading →

Writing, Editing and ChatGPT: How to Navigate the Changes Coming

Presenter: Katy Unger
Presenters: Katy Unger Date: Thursday, October 26, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Length: 1 hour Language: English Level: Introductory Type: Informational Member price: $42 Non-member price: $70 Register Now The world as we know it changed forever with the release of large language models (LLMs), artificial intelligence (AI) and especially ChatGPT-4.  As writers and editors, we can either adapt to this change or get left behind.  This webinar will introduce you to LLMs like ChatGPT, and explain how these models work, what they do and how Continue reading →

Introducing The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt

Presenter: Daniel Heuman
The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt launched in August 2021. Since then, over a thousand users have linked their CMOS Online and PerfectIt accounts to start working with it. This webinar will explore how you can use The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt to save time in your editing work. It takes a deep dive into how the style works and what it finds. And it will also show the limitations of the style. This is a new, official product from The Chicago Manual of Style; so come along to see it in action and get answers to your questions from the team that developed it.

Design for Readability

Presenter: Lisa Orchard and Christa Bedwin
In this workshop, Lisa Orchard and Christa Bedwin share their decades of experience with how visual and infographic components can energize a text to make it both more compelling and easier to understand.

Révision et corrections sur InDesign

Presenter: Diane Morin
Cette formation permettra aux réviseurs et réviseures de repérer et de corriger, sur InDesign, les erreurs qui peuvent se glisser dans un document. Nous y verrons les façons d’apporter des corrections sans altérer la mise en page. Les participants et participantes découvriront des solutions pour rétablir l’équilibre après avoir modifié le contenu. Nous aborderons aussi les différentes fonctions associées au traitement de texte, les feuilles de style, les attributs de texte et de couleur, la hiérarchisation… Ce webinaire traitera de notions en lien avec les principes directeurs en révision professionnelle A.3.b, E.3, E.8 et E.11.

Macros for Editors: Expanding Horizons

Presenter: Paul Beverley
You’ve already got started using macros? Well done! But what aspects of your work can be made faster and more effective? There are hundreds of ready-made macros available, so we’ll look at the huge range of possibilities. Be ready to be sprayed with ideas to fire your imagination. Then you can head off and try some of them out.

Introduction à la révision linguistique à l’aide de Google Documents

Presenter: Nancy Semegen
Présentatrice : Nancy Semegen Langue : français Durée : 2 heures Public cible : De base Type de séance : instructif Prix membre :  84 $ Prix non membre : 140 $ Acheter maintenant En participant à ce webinaire, les participants s’initieront à l’infonuagique et apprendront à utiliser les fonctionnalités de base de Google Documents pour éditer du texte, ajouter des commentaires et suggérer des modifications. Le webinaire se conclura par une discussion sur les limites et le potentiel de Google Documents dans un contexte pratique de révision linguistique. Réviseure Continue reading →