RE: Writing test

Subject: RE: Writing test
From: "Ward, Curtis (DBS-CLT)" <curtis_ward -at- dbs-systems -dot- com>
To: "'David Strausfeld'" <david -dot- strausfeld -at- emotion -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 13:26:34 -0400

Its been my experience that writing samples, accompanied by a written or
oral meta-discussion of the documents, are more effective than an editing
exercise or objective test.

Curtis Ward
curtis_ward -at- dbs-systems -dot- com

Dave Strausfeld wrote:
> Hi, all.
> We're recruiting some new technical writers and I wanted to give a short
> writing test to each applicant. I was hoping to find a really bad piece
> of
> technical writing on the web and ask them to edit it. A multiple choice
> test of some kind might be okay too. Believe or not, I can't find what
> I'm
> looking for despite spending like an hour on the web. Anybody have any
> suggestions?

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