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Subject:Re: Info request on teaching TW From:Melissa Brown <Melissa_Brown/Claritas -at- CLARITAS -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 16 Oct 1997 12:51:12 -0400
I'd like to add: teach students how to INTERVIEW subject matter experts.
This is something that was not taught in my Technical Writing classes, and
I wish that it was. Many grads assume that when they land a position as a
Technical Writer, they will be sitting in a cube and writing all day. Not
Maybe an interview role-play, where the Technical Writer interviews an
unwilling subject-matter expert? ;)
mebrown -at- claritas -dot- com