RE: Technical Writing Certifications

Subject: RE: Technical Writing Certifications
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 15:11:58 -0400

There's no such exam. The ability to communicate technical information
to a variety of audiences is the only skill we have in common. On the
other hand, none of us would be employed if that were the *only* skill
we have.

(Darn it, now I've gone and used the "C" word.)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tariel, Lauren R
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 2:26 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Technical Writing Certifications
> ... Making a TW certificate that reflects a similar
> methodology should include TW education, overall
> education, actual hours spent writing, and an exam that
> tests different elements of tech writing. TW
> certification could look respectable if there was an
> organization that wanted to track these elements for
> tech writers...

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Re: Technical Writing Certifications: From: stevefjong
RE: Technical Writing Certifications: From: Tariel, Lauren R

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