RWTH Aachen University Replaces Microsoft Word With MadCap Flare to Deliver Customized Exercise Materials for Different Student Groups
The MadCap Scholar Program
MadCap Software understands the importance of education, as well as hands-on training. In addition to education pricing for students, we work with professors and universities to ensure they can provide students the tools they need to succeed.
Scholar Program benefits include:
- Outfit entire labs with MadCap Software applications – absolutely free
- Free Training, including the MAD Certification Test, for teachers and professors
- Discounts on software for current students
“Since the inception of our Technical Writing program nine years ago, we have kept a close eye on the evolving field of content management, and MadCap Flare delivers the capabilities that we believe are critical to the content creation and publishing expertise that businesses demand. We are thrilled to join forces with MadCap Software in providing our students with innovative methods and tools to thrive in this pervasive field.”
BCIT Technical Writing Program Head| Read Press Release
“We are thrilled to work with MadCap Software in giving Blue Dots students an opportunity to use MadCap Flare to gain the essential skill set for modern content development and publishing. With Flare, our students will build valuable experience using the same software that technical communicators use on a global scale in the workplace today.”
Blue Dots Consultancy Services Managing Director| Read Press Release
We are excited to work with MadCap Software in giving Gateway students an opportunity to use MadCap Flare in applying the online communications concepts they learn in class. Not only will Flare’s functionality for content development and publishing boost learning, our students will also gain valuable experience using the same software that technical communicators use in the workplace today.”
Gateway Technical College Professional Communications Instructor| Read Press Release
MadCap’s software has been on my radar for years, and I am thrilled to finally show my students how powerful it is—and how powerful their skills can be. I truly believe MadCap Flare and Lingo will bring this course to the next level, providing students with the capabilities to enable leading-edge localization practices through effective content management and reuse.”
Monterey Institute assistant professor of Translation and Localization Management| Read Press Release
Our students love how intuitive MadCap’s software is; they were able to rapidly and independently learn the tool using resources readily available. Out of the box, MadCap Flare is immediately easier to engage with than any other Help programs I have worked with.”
University of Limerick lecturer in Technical Communication and director of the Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing program| Read Press Release
Professional demand for Flare is increasing in New Zealand, with recruiters seeking out Flare expertise. In addition, more New Zealanders are becoming aware of the value of single-sourcing. MadCap Flare's flexibility with importing from multiple formats enables large legacy projects to take the great leap forward.”
TCANZ Committee Member| Read Press Release
I'm very excited to introduce our students to all of the possibilities with MadCap Flare for real-world technical communications. Working with the tool, we're constantly surprised at how intuitive and easy it is to use. MadCap has given us the confidence to build up our own online Help system, serving as a reference for all students working with Flare. We firmly believe in a user-centered experience, supporting each other and growing together. MadCap has demonstrated this value through its stellar customer support, response and understanding. Ultimately, we hope to expand the use of MadCap software to all of our technical writing classes.”
Pittsburg State University| Assistant Professor of English and Assistant Director of Technical and Professional Writing, Read Press Release
The single-source, multi-channel authoring and publishing solutions offered by MadCap Software are a must-know for any serious technical communications professional today. Including Flare in our curriculum was a perfect fit. With our program attracting a rich mix of experienced and newbie technical communication professionals, its key that we give them exposure to the latest communication trends and technologies, and George Brown's partnership with MadCap Software is crucial in meeting that goal.”
George Brown College| Lead Teacher for the Technical Communications Certificate, Read Press Release
We’re very excited to include the state-of-the-art software provided by MadCap Software into our teaching curriculum. Thanks to MadCap Software, the Technical Writing course offered in the Institute of English Studies in cooperation with Motorola Solutions, Inc., will offer our students a chance to develop skills that are in great demand by employers and will ensure that our alumni are ready to succeed in a contemporary, competitive job market.”
Jagiellonian University| Professor and Head of the Institute of English Studies, Read Press Release
We’re excited to use MadCap Flare and give our students the opportunity to learn and use current software tools from the field. Using Flare will help them become familiar with the concepts of single-sourcing and topic-based authoring before they graduate, preparing them for careers in technical communication.”
The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology| Program Director and Assistant Professor in Technical Communication, Read Press Release
We’re excited to incorporate Flare because it's a great example of a topic-based authoring system that is XML-driven and that helps to manage content for authors. With technical communicators increasingly responsible for delivering user assistance across a number of different platforms and in various media, it's important to have tools that are designed for this purpose.”
Glendon College| Technical Communication Course Instructor, Read Press Release
Our goal is to prepare our students for career opportunities in Silicon Valley and beyond, and MadCap Flare experience is a highly desirable skill to potential employers. I want students to have a working knowledge of current software applications, and Flare is an industry-leading tool.”
San Jose State University| Director of Career and Technical Writing, Read Press Release
We’ve found that MadCap Flare is the most suitable application for creating Help systems and has been developed with the user in mind. The fact that it is constantly being updated and improved really impresses us.”
OnTarget Communications| Operations Manager, Read Press Release
Our students are very grateful for the opportunity to use MadCap Flare to learn concepts, such as topic-based authoring, single-sourcing and reuse of topics. Flare is the most cost efficient, easy-to-learn XML-based program we’ve come across.”
Nordic Business Institute| Technical Communicator Training Course instructor, Read Press Release
We are incorporating Flare so that we can give our technical writing students the most professional experience possible prior to entering the job market. Flare’s emphasis on preparing documents for multiple audiences and mediums makes it an extremely useful teaching tool. Flare also has an incredible Help system with a surprising amount of clever video tutorials, so I’m confident my students will be able to make the most of it.”
| Instructor in the Professional Writing, Rhetoric & Technology program
University of South FloridaRead Press Release
Flare is an extremely intuitive product. I had very little knowledge of XML programming before, but I was able to use Flare as a guide to learn on my own.
RWTH Aachen University| PhD Student and Industrial Engineer,
It's exciting to get this recognition from a company that is so integral to the technical
| Assistant Professor and Director of Business and Technical Writing,
The University of Alabama in HuntsvilleRead Press Release
Having experienced great success with MadCap Flare in the past, I’m thrilled to share this real-world technical writing tool with our students. The projects we’ll be doing are building efforts that are not reactive, but proactive. MadCap has always been ahead of the curve with unbelievable services, responding to trends in the field and addressing user needs before they even realize it. The company genuinely cares about its customers by providing a great product. Once you’re a member, it’s for life!
| Communication Professor and Advisor in the Department of English,
Washtenaw Community CollegeRead Press Release
One of the main goals of our Business & Technical Communications curriculum is to enable our students to have experience with the main software applications used by practicing technical communicators. MadCap’s industry-leading tool, MadCap Flare, is certainly one of those.
| Department Chair for Business & Technical Communications,
Austin Community CollegeRead Press Release
EMPI is delighted to collaborate with MadCap and train students and professionals in the field of technical writing. This is just the beginning, and at an appropriate time we will be looking to set up a centre of excellence dedicated to technical writing
EMPI Business School| Vice President, Read Press Release
Using leading-edge tools, such as MadCap Flare, allows our students to develop critical skills in topic-based authoring and further their knowledge of single-source strategies for multi-modal publishing. Incorporating such learning opportunities into our curriculum ensures that students are prepared to succeed in a competitive job market and immediately contribute to their career field.
| Professor of Technical Communication,
Eastern Washington UniversityRead Press Release
We're thrilled to teach our master degree students modern technical communications practices using a leading-edge tool from a company truly dedicated to the education, advancement and innovation of specialists in the field.
| Ph.D. and Director of Technical and Professional Writing,
Portland State UniversityRead Press Release
We are dedicated to building a community of technical communication professionals who are committed to learning leading-edge technology in the field. We are thrilled to have an industry leader such as MadCap partner with us in growing this community, utilizing its tools to expand skills, abilities and opportunities.
| Technical Communication MS Program Admissions Coordinator,
Metropolitan State UniversityRead Press Release
Numerous sources now cite Flare as the most popular Technical Writing software, and so being able to help my students learn to use it will be a great benefit to their career. Single-sourcing is a necessary skill for Technical Writers to have, and giving students experience with a topflight program that automates single-sourcing as Flare does will be a great introduction to the practice
| Director Professional Technical Writing and Assistant Professor of English,
Wright State UniversityRead Press Release
I really appreciate how the company went above and beyond, giving me the necessary training to enrich my own knowledge of its software. This has reaffirmed my confidence in sharing best practices with my students. Since MadCap allows for many applications of Flare, I'm looking forward to seeing ways students use it.
| Technical Communications Professor, Department of English,
University of Central FloridaRead Press Release
I really appreciate MadCap recognizing our university and helping us to become a great resource for students to prepare themselves for a lifelong career using industry leading tools. It’s exciting to teach my master degree students using products from a company that is leading the technical communications market.
| Professor and Lecturer for Text Translation and Technical Writing,
Peking UniversityRead Press Release
Flare's single-sourcing to multiple outputs, including mobile, has given our students first-hand experience in publishing to the different online formats that companies require.
Simon Fraser University|
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