Re: Computer Courses to Help Technical Writers

Subject: Re: Computer Courses to Help Technical Writers
From: "Susan W Gallagher" <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Ronquillo, Michael" <mronquillo -at- equitrac -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 13:12:08 -0700

Well, apart from the occasional macro or database, no, you probably won't
have to do any programming. BUT (you knew there'd be one <g>) writing about
programming is an extremely lucrative niche and a simple "Intro to OO
programming using Java" would get you on your way quite nicely.
-Sue Gallagher

On 5/28/08, Ronquillo, Michael <mronquillo -at- equitrac -dot- com> wrote:
> Going further on the argument of having someone educated in letters who
> is adept at learning technology versus a programmer with minimal writing
> skills, what would you say are some computer courses that will assist
> English majors to come up to speed with computer terminology?
> I ask because I am considering taking some computer courses to brush up
> on my skills. I'm thinking networking for sure, but what else? I don't
> think we ever need to do any direct programming unless someone can prove
> me wrong.

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