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The University of North Texas Partners with MadCap Software to Advance Students’ Technical Communication Skills with Leading Technical Authoring Tools

La Jolla, CA and Denton, TX — August 12, 2015 — The University of North Texas (UNT) is thrilled to be partnering with MadCap Software to ensure that students pursuing both an undergraduate and master’s degree in its Technical Communications program have a strong competitive advantage in the fields of technical content development, strategy, communications, and information design.

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UNT chose MadCap Flare–the industry-leading product used by content developers and technical writers for authoring and multi-channel publishing. Flare allows authors to publish their content to a variety of channels – such as responsive HTML5 for online and any size handheld or mobile device , PDF for print, ePub, desktop help and more–providing students with the most advanced authoring and publishing solution available today.

Understanding Modern Technical Writing

UNT is one of the nation’s largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. As a student-focused, research university, which offers a range of high-quality teaching and research programs, UNT is committed to serving its 36,000 and growing student population.

To enhance its students’ learning experience and advance their skills, UNT has incorporated Flare into a graduate course: “Digital Literacies for Professional Communicators”, which hones in on the examination of the digital literacies used in professional contexts. This course digs deep into the intensive theory and practice of authoring tools, content management, single sourcing and coding.

The university as a whole is fervently committed to providing our students with top-notch methods and tools to thrive in the ubiquitous field of technology,” said Christopher Lam, University of North Texas Assistant Professor of Technical Communication. “I am excited to have MadCap Flare elevate both undergraduate and master’s courses, providing the skills and critical experience with real-world technologies that our students will undoubtedly encounter in their future careers.”

“We are thrilled to be providing students at UNT with hands-on experience in applying modern content development approaches using our industry-leading MadCap Flare software,” said Anthony Olivier, MadCap founder and CEO. “Through our MadCap Scholar Program, we are giving thousands of students around the world the tools and necessary experience they need to establish their technical careers and a competitive advantage in the industry. Our partnership with UNT highlights a shared commitment to education and the future of the industry.”

About MadCap Scholar Program

The MadCap Scholar Program offers special discounts on MadCap’s state-of-the-art technical communications software to help students, educators and universities gain access to industry-standard tools that support technical writing and documentation best practices. They include the ability to outfit labs with MadCap Software applications; free training, including the MAD Certification Test for teachers and professors, and discounts on software for current students. . For more detail, visit https://www.madcapsoftware.com/education/scholar-program.aspx

About the University of North Texas (UNT)

Founded in 1890, the University of North Texas (UNT) is a comprehensive public university and offers 99 bachelors, 83 masters and 36 doctoral degree programs. Though founded as a nonsectarian, private teachers college, today it is a public institution of higher education and research committed to a wide array of sciences, engineering fields, liberal arts, fine arts, performing arts, humanities, public policy, and graduate professional education. UNT encompasses ten colleges, two schools, an early admissions math and science academy for exceptional high-school-age students from across the state, and a library system comprise the university. Its research is driven by about 34 doctoral degree programs. For more information, visit https://www.unt.edu/

About MadCap Software

MadCap Software, Inc. is a trusted resource for the thousands of companies around the globe that rely on its solutions for single-source multi-channel authoring and publishing, multimedia, and translation management. Whether delivering technical, policy, medical, marketing, business, or human resources content, MadCap’s products are used to create corporate intranets, Help systems, policy and procedure manuals, video tutorials, knowledge bases, eBooks, user guides, and more to any format, including high-end print, online, desktop or mobile. MadCap services include product training, consulting services, translation and localization, and an advanced developer certification program. Headquartered in La Jolla, California, MadCap Software is home to some of the most experienced software architects and product experts in the content development industry.

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