Re: What might a writing test be?

Subject: Re: What might a writing test be?
From: "Comstock-Fisher, Julie" <ComstocJ -at- KOCHIND -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 09:07:50 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marjo Kuusto [SMTP:kuusto -at- TRE -dot- TELE -dot- NOKIA -dot- FI]
> Sent: Friday, March 27, 1998 1:46 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: What might a writing test be?
>
>How about a more complicated but still measurable test?
>I had to take a test I was given a text, something
>an imaginary engineer had written on a technical matter
>I didn't really know anything about. I was just told to
>make the text better.

This sounds like a real-life test to me. That's exactly the kind
of stuff I usually end up doing at some point, no matter where I'm
working or what I was hired to do. I'd definitely give the 5-6 hour test
a miss. :-)


"The truth shall make you odd." --Flannery O'Connor
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.....................................Julie Comstock-Fisher
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