Re: Certification--a new concept. Discuss.

Subject: Re: Certification--a new concept. Discuss.
From: David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 11:00:35 -0500

With the exception of those areas in which some sort of certification
is required to practice, what Dick refers to is exactly how
certifications are treated today, in my experience. I find nothing
particularly startling or new in that.

It may, however, be "new" in the minds of some tech writers who
contemplate certifications as being something they rarely are in


On 7/25/05, Mike O. <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> Dick Margulis wrote:
> > What I'm proposing that is different is to view a
> > certificate not as a license to practice, without
> > which you are chopped liver, but as an indication
> > that _in addition to_ being the charming and talented
> > fellow you are, with all your individual, pertinent
> > talents, you also have broad exposure to and some
> > knowledge of the general principles of technical
> > communication and you went out of your way to study
> > and pass a test to prove it.


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