Adobe Tech Comm University Outreach Program
Get a headstart in your professional career with prior exposure to the best-in-class technical communication tools from Adobe
Adobe’s University Outreach Program brings with it a bunch of benefits for technical communication students across leading institutions worldwide simply by making the industry-standard technical communication tools available to the students for their courses. Adobe has partnered with a number of universities across the globe and offered free of cost licenses of Adobe Technical Communication Suite, to the students and teachers in these programs.
If your institution is interested in this partnership, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The partnership between Missouri S&T and Adobe Systems Inc., which began in early 2015, has allowed students enrolled in technical communication courses to gain practical experience using the same software that they are likely to encounter in the workplace.”
- Dr. David Wright, Associate Professor of English and Technical Communication at Missouri S&T
“I can’t overstate how much more prepared I feel after my in-class experience with RoboHelp and the Adobe Technical Communication Suite, especially in technical documentation. Not only did I learn valuable help authoring principles, but I was able to put those into practice using the same tools as I would in a workplace environment.”
- Tyler Neff, Senior in Technical Communication
"Many of our graduates will need to use FrameMaker and other Adobe tools as soon as they are hired. I look forward to preparing them for being productive from their first day on the job, using the tools in the Technical Communication Suite."
- Gregory Schneider-Bateman, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Stout
“Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe RoboHelp are gold standards in applied arts and technology education. They play a vital role in student engagement and learning in school and as they follow their career paths.”
- Glenn MacDougall, Director of Learning and Teaching Services, Algonquin College
George Brown College
"Partnering with Adobe ensures our students have access to powerful, widely used digital tools for developing, managing and publishing interactive instructional documents and e-learning materials. By becoming well versed in these industry standard software programs, our students will enjoy a competitive advantage in the workforce."
- Lynne Kurylo, Chair of Liberal Studies, School of Continuing Education
Metropolitan State University of Denver
“We feel incredibly fortunate to be able to offer TCS at no charge to students in our technical writing courses. Professionals in the industry have often noted the need to employ RoboHelp and Captivate software when writing and editing technical documents, and both our faculty and students have taken this advice to heart. “
- Prof. Bob Amend, Department Chairman, Department of Journalism and Technical Communication
“Adobe not only provides software licenses but their support and training materials deliver added value to our students, making this partnership truly rewarding. Employers increasingly demand skilled communicators who can develop and manage content while helping make technology easier to use. By mastering this software, our students will be must-have employees in any company upon graduation."
- Prof. Beth Agnew, Coordinator for Seneca’s Technical Communication Program
“Our agreement with Adobe provides students with the opportunity to learn and use a state-of-the-art authoring suite. As a result, [students] can directly apply the design principles that they learn in the course, and see their designs come to life.”
- Prof. Robert Myre, New Jersey Institute of Technology
“This donation provides our students with essential hands-on experience using the exact software they’ll likely encounter in their careers as technical writers, online help authors, and desktop publishers. It’s the best technology for content development.”
- David McMurrey, Chair of the Business and Technical Communications Department, Austin Community College
“I was first introduced to Adobe FrameMaker during my Technical Publishing with Adobe FrameMaker class. It’s become my go-to tool. I’m able to put together various technical documents with ease.”
- Jhenelle J., former ACC student.
“This kind of partnership is a perfect fit for our program. Adobe produces industry standard tools for technical communicators and we want our graduates to be familiar not only with relevant theory, but with the tools of the trade. It's an exciting opportunity, much appreciated by students and their potential employers."
- Craig Hansen, Professor and Director, Master of Science in Technical Communication Program, Metropolitan State
“It is critical for students to learn how to use the software available in the Adobe Technical Communication Suite because many companies expect employees to have experience using this specific software in technical fields. Students are more likely to be hired if they have learned to use the Adobe Technical Communication Suite.”
- Corinne Renguette, Ph.D. Program Director, Assistant Professor of Technical Communication
"I was very excited(when I got the call from Adobe asking if I would be interested in partnering). Adobe is one of the premier software companies in the world, and the software in Adobe TCS is used by technical communicators around the world every day"
- Dr. Ryan Weber, Director of Business and Technical Writing, University of Alabama in Huntsville