RE: Tech Writing Curriculum

Subject: RE: Tech Writing Curriculum
From: Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 16:20:52 -0500

Jim Morgan wrote:

> Two of the major themes of this wonderful mail list, info
> gathering and
> dealing with deadline pressure, are second nature to people
> who've served in
> newsrooms.

They're second nature to engineers, as well. For those writing technical
technical documentation, a scientific or engineering background is a
tremendous asset in structuring and editing documents (The cardinal rule:
Know Your Audience) and in spotting typos.

Cheers ... Kim
mailto:kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com

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