Re: Is the STC worth it?
I guess they eventually discovered what we all knew intrinsically, that a
technical communicator is not a technical communicator. You really cannot
standardize competencies across our field because once to you get past
writing, editing, and structure, there are no best practices, only what
works for a given case at a given time based on the present level of
Hardly leaves room for growth in technical areas.
Now about academics being an insular species who don't understand the
world: I don't fault academic learners who understand that there are
multiple intelligences and that people learn different ways. However I find
people who invest in the higher academic system (PhD, Masters, Bachelors)
tend to prefer others of the same. A truly progressive employer will
consider the initiative of self-learning and "university of
Google" candidates in their hiring criteria.
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