Re: Technical Writing Certifications

Subject: Re: Technical Writing Certifications
From: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:32:25 -0700 (PDT)

This is about the only kind of test I can imagine for this profession,
namely a generalized one. We have to look at general skill sets, not
some specific tests that as someone sagely noted, can easily be faked.

--- neilson -at- windstream -dot- net wrote:

> Any newspaper editor has a test for would-be reporters or stringers.
> (A stringer is a free-lance reporter.) The test takes about an
> hour, and shows the ability to put together a bunch of jumbled
> facts, complete with misspellings and libelous accusations, into
> a coherent and mostly sane news story. I would bet that most tech
> writers could pass the test with ease. Any good news writer with
> a technical bent can do tech writing.
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