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Subject:Re: Other tech writing courses From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 23 Oct 2009 16:58:07 -0700
My friend taught at SF State Extension. Night school.
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 4:56 PM, David Castro <thejavaguy -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Yes, SFSU, my alma mater, does still have a Technical & Professional Writing
> program (http://www.sfsu.edu/~tpw).
> I graduated from the program in 1995, and have been working as a technical
> writer ever since. I'll admit there were a fair number of my colleagues who
> didn't end up in the technical writing field after graduation, but I know of
> at least one other who did initially (she then moved into PMP work).
> I HIGHLY recommend the program. The director of the program until this year
> started in my last year, and is absolutely top notch! (Hi, Lu!) She is still
> currently teaching there, but is not currently the director of the program.
> -David Castro
> thejavaguy -at- gmail -dot- com
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>> A friend used to teach a couple of classes at SF State. I'm not sure
>> they still offer them.
>> I had an entry-level position a few years ago and asked him to pass
>> the opening along to his best students. No one applied. (Actually I
>> got no decent applicants, so ended up hiring an experienced writer in
>> Canada instead.)
>> I think he said so far as he knew, none of his students ended up
>> working as tech writers.
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