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I'd be interested in taking such a class. <some of Scott's reply snipped>
I would expect a lot of subjects to be covered, but not in great depth, so
that if an area doesn't interest me at all, I won't be bored for a long time.
By covering lots of subjects without going into great depth, I get a feel for
what's out there, and then I can decide to take C++ for Technical
Writers or OOP for Technical Writers, as my needs require.
As for the specific classes, Java for Technical Writers for example, I
would expect to learn the basics, so that I could do simple coding, but also
cover -- but not to any great depth -- some of the more advanced areas
so that I could general understanding of what a programmer has done
without being able to do it myself.