Technical Communication Certificate (online)

Technical communication instructors

The instructors in this online program are all working professionals in the field of technical writing and communication.

Hear from our instructors

Ellen Ashdown: Design and Production of Technical Publications
Duncan Kent: Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication

Instructor biographies

  • Sue Andrews Sue Andrews, BA, HED, started out as an English teacher, and morphed from there into a technical...

  • Ellen Ashdown Ellen Ashdown is a senior technical writer with over 16 years' experience in writing for...

  • Kevin Barefoot Kevin Barefoot is a technical writer and support manager who operates Barefoot Consulting, a...

  • Iva Cheung Iva Cheung, MSc., MPub., has been active in publishing since 2001 and has edited books, academic...

  • Jill Ferrier Jill Ferrier is currently an instructional designer at FortisBC, where she designs and develops...

  • Inez Gowsell Inez Gowsell, BA, is a technical writer at SAP Business Objects, an international software company...

  • Karen Griffiths Karen Griffiths is a freelance indexer and owner of Griffiths Indexing, a company specializing in...

  • Adriana Harper Adriana Harper graduated from the University of Calgary in 2004 with a BA in communication studies,...

  • Duncan Kent Duncan Kent, BA, MA, is principal of Duncan Kent and Associates Ltd. He has worked for almost 30...

  • Katherine McManus Katherine McManus spent more than 20 years in post-secondary education, much of it focused on...

  • Tracy O'Neile Tracy O'Neile, who holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UBC, has over a decade of experience in...

  • Catherine Plear Catherine Plear is a freelance book editor who works with trade publishers as well as scholarly...

  • Kathryn Potter Kathryn Potter is a senior instructional design consultant and communications professional who has...

  • Mellissa Ruryk Mellissa Ruryk is a senior technical communicator with over 20 years' experience in writing for...

  • Gary Shilling Gary Shilling is a marketing and communications professional whose combination of...

  • Ariel Vergara Ariel moved to Canada straight from Manila 12 years ago and, armed with a marketing background, he...

  • Jenny Watson Jenny Watson began her career in technical writing when she moved to San Diego from New Zealand in...