Re: seen this? A Survey of U.S. Certificate Programs in Technical Communication

Subject: Re: seen this? A Survey of U.S. Certificate Programs in Technical Communication
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:23:22 -0700

There wasn't much that I or any of my classmates learned in four years of engineering college that made us better engineers, so I don't see why this would be any different.

The purpose of formal education is basically to prepare you to be better able to absorb and apply what you will eventually learn on the job.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 9/11/2013 10:19 AM, Peter Neilson wrote:


Perhaps my hasty reading is faulty, but I don't think I saw anything in that survey that touched on whether or not the students in the various writing programs actually learned anything that would make them good technical writers.



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References:
seen this? A Survey of U.S. Certificate Programs in Technical Communication: From: Milan Davidović
Re: seen this? A Survey of U.S. Certificate Programs in Technical Communication: From: Peter Neilson

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