RE: Technical Writing Certificate

Subject: RE: Technical Writing Certificate
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 13:03:37 -0400


Julie Stickler wrote:


> I've worked with enough mediocre writers to agree, but we all know
> from past discussions that we can't agree on what a certificate would
> entail since technical writing is such a broad field.
>
> And I do have a certificate from my tech writing program, which I get
> to list on my resume. And locally the program has a good reputation
> and enough active alumni that it bears some weight and might even get
> my foot in the door some places.


As has been pointed out nearly every time this recurring thread reappears, certification is *NOT* the same thing as a certificate. Conflating the two just further muddles a discussion that will never be resolved on this list.



Curmudgeonly yours,

Fred Ridder




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References:
RE: Technical Writing Certificate: From: Keith Hood
Re: Technical Writing Certificate: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Technical Writing Certificate: From: Julie Stickler
Re: Technical Writing Certificate: From: John Posada
Re: Technical Writing Certificate: From: Julie Stickler

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