|La Jolla, CA, USA and Krakow, Poland — April 22, 2014 — Jagiellonian University and Motorola Solutions have partnered to provide technical writing classes that teach the use of MadCap Flare, the modern future-proof authoring and multi-channel publishing software supporting print, Web, desktop and mobile content.
Volunteer educators from Motorola Solutions will use Flare in the Technical Writing course taught in the Institute of English Studies at Jagiellonian University to teach students how to create structured, task-oriented, and interactive end-user content that will allow them to successfully compete in the demanding domain of technical documentation.
"We're very excited to include the state-of-the-art software provided by MadCap Software into our teaching curriculum,” said Professor Ewa Willim, head of the Institute of English Studies at Jagiellonian University. “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.”
“Motorola Solutions has been at the forefront of technical writing society development in Poland for the last eight years,” said Krzysztof Kolczyk, Motorola Solutions EMEA documentation manager. “Our employees have different backgrounds and experiences ranging from building medical equipment to nuclear physics research, and a large part of my team has always included Jagiellonian University alumni. I am truly excited that we can now help these individuals learn technical writing by using one of the best writing programs on the market, MadCap Flare.”
“We're honored that Jagiellonian University and Motorola Solutions have chosen to teach the use of MadCap Flare as part of their technical writing curriculum, which reflects our shared commitment to developing the next generation of technical communication experts," said Anthony Olivier, MadCap founder and CEO. "MadCap products are recognized and used worldwide, and proficiency with MadCap Flare ensures that students have a competitive advantage in the workforce.”
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 for free; free training, including the MAD Certification Test for teachers and professors, and discounts on software for current students. For more detail, visit http://www.madcapsoftware.com/education/scholar.aspx.
About Jagiellonian University
Founded in 1364, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow is currently ranked as the best university in Poland. It is also the oldest Polish university and one of the oldest in Europe. Its three campuses house 15 faculties, including three in the Collegium Medicum. It has around 4000 academic staff overseeing almost 50,000 students, including a large number of visiting students on a wide array of international exchange programs. The Jagiellonian University's former alumni include Nicolas Copernicus, Karol Wojtyła, the Pope John Paul II, and poet and Nobel Prize in Literature Laureate Wislawa Szymborska.
About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions connects people through technology. Businesses and government agencies around the world turn to Motorola Solutions innovations when they want highly connected teams that have the information they need throughout their workday and in the moments that matter most to them. You can find Motorola Solutions products and services in a wide range of workplaces. From the retail floor to the warehouse floor, and from the small town police station to the most secure government offices, Motorola Solutions products support customers who make up the diverse global economy.
About MadCap Software
MadCap Software, Inc. is a leading technical communication software firm specializing in integrated applications for end-to-end content development, delivery and management. MadCap's software products provide state-of-the-art content workflow solutions for multi-channel publishing, including the Web, print, desktop and mobile. Through its strategic partner Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT), MadCap delivers solutions optimized for Microsoft Windows, Visual Studio, and the .NET environment. Headquartered in La Jolla, CA, MadCap is home to some of the most experienced software architects and product experts in the documentation industry.