RE: ADMIN: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: RE: ADMIN: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: Rose -dot- Wilcox -at- aps -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 16:00:59 -0700

Also an "Other / None"

At the time I was attending college there were only 2 technical writing
bachelor degrees in the U.S. So I parlayed my associates in computer
programming into a Bachelor's Degree from the technical department at my
university into a custom degree called "Data Processing Training
Systems" which included upper level coursework in writing and training.
I had to go the training route because there were so few writing courses
available. In 1980s when I graduated, employers were very impressed by
my Bachelors as they hadn't yet been seeing any one coming through the
door with actual degrees in technical writing. Technical writing needs
were just newly being pushed to the forefront so my timing was

Rose A. Wilcox
Center for Process Excellence, CHQ 8th Floor
Rose -dot- Wilcox -at- aps -dot- com
I am thirty-two flavors and then some
and I'm beyond your peripheral vision
so you might want to turn your head
cause someday you're going to get hungry
and eat most of the words you just said

Ani DiFranco - "32 Flavors"

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