Judge's Info Sheet
Technical Publications

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Judges’ Orientation will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2001 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. or on Saturday, October 13, 2001 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lightbridge, Inc., 67 South Bedford Street, in Burlington, Mass. New judges must attend, and returning judges are invited to attend, both to contribute to the training session and to review new judging processes.

You will be assigned to judge based on your areas of experience and interest and will be grouped with other judges based on your level of experience.

Judging Interest

Please rank 1-6 your preference of judging groups (with 1 indicating the category you most prefer). For complete category descriptions, see the Categories listing for Technical Publications.

  Group 1
Hardware Reference and User Guides
Hardware Installation/Maintenance Guides
Software Programming Guides
Software Installation/Maintenance Guides
Combination Hardware/Software Guides
  Group 2
Software Reference Guides
Software User Guides for GUI-based Applications or Systems
Software User Guides for Command- or Character-based Applications or Systems
Software Combination User/Reference Guides
Hardware and Software Quick Reference Materials
  Group 3
Medical, Consumer, or Other Noncomputer Product Documentation
Technical Reports
  Group 4
Software Release and Upgrade Guides
Software Overview, Concepts, Guidelines
Training Materials
  Group 5
Internal Newsletters, Organizational Manuals, and Style Guides
Promotional Materials and Brochures
Financial Reports
  Group 6
Whole Periodicals
Scholarly or Professional Articles
Trade News Articles

Experience Summary

Please provide the following information.

Previous Judging Experience (Years):

  Online Communication Competition (formerly E-doc)
  Technical Publications Competition
  Technical Art Competition

Technical Communication Experience (Years):



Rate your experience in editing documentation (including peer editing):
Considerable Moderate Minimal
Indicate the size technical writing department with which you are most experienced:
Large (11+ writers) Medium (6-10) Small (2-5) Sole Writer
Do you feel comfortable moderating and facilitating for the judging team?
Yes No
Which orientation session do you plan to attend?
Wednesday, October 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Complete this form by September 30, 2001.
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