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Subject:Re: Need College Credits From:Kristina Ricks <kristina_ricks -at- MAIL -dot- MEDICALOGIC -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 9 Apr 1996 15:35:31 PST
David Castro was looking for info on correspondence courses.
I'm currently taking a correspondence course in Style in Scientific
and Technical Writing from the University of Washington in Seattle
(from the Tech Comm dept, in the school of Engineering). I'm in
Oregon. I looked around my area for this type of course and couldn't
find one. Basically, it's advanced grammar and mechanics for the
grownup (heavens, that's me) who never learned it in school.
Contact the University of Washington Extension at
5001 25th Ave. NE, Box 354223
Seattle, WA 98105-4190
The instructor is Susan Rhodes.
The people in the extension office were extremely helpful over the
phone, and the bookstore was great about shipping the books. I've just
started, so I can't say a whole lot yet about the quality of the
course, but it looks good so far.
If you request a Distance Learning brochure, I think you'll find there
are one or two other courses offered this way from the tech comm
department. I can't find my brochure now...
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Subject: Need College Credits
Author: The Tech Writer <techwrtr -at- CRL -dot- COM> at Internet
Date: 4/8/96 1:47 PM
I fell 11 general credit units short of a BA in Technical & Professional
Writing at San Francisco State University. I'd like to know if any of the
faculty/student members of the list know of any programs that offer
technical writing-centered classes via correspondence? My local college
doesn't have openings for enrollment until Fall '97, and I'd like to take
care of my degree sooner than that.