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Subject:Re: Lying applicants and tests From:Bruce Ashley <bashley -at- CREATEPRINT -dot- COM -dot- AU> Date:Tue, 22 Sep 1998 10:25:46 +1000
What if 'they' didn't have a clown's head to give you ????????? :).
What about flowcharts, drop shadows on irregular shaped objects, screen
capture manipulation etc.
The clown's head, as with the rest, just indicates the ability level.
And yes! I most certainly would give an illustrator an essay test. This
would tell me whether I could rely on the illustrator to have correct
grammar in the graphics.
It would also show whether they were able to perform other tasks and
therefore be capable of career advancement etc etc.
From: Linda Sherman [SMTP:linsherm -at- gte -dot- net]
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 1998 10:06 AM
To: Bruce Ashley
Cc: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: Re: Lying applicants and tests
Bruce Ashley wrote:
> Now have them create a basic graphic of a clowns head to see shape
> manipulation and use of colo(u)r etc..
My reaction to this would be, "Give me a clip of a clowns head and I'll
put it in the text."
I'm a writer, not an illustrator.
Would you give an illustrator an essay test?
Linda K. Sherman <linsherm -at- gte -dot- net>
Freelance Writer: Technical - Business - Government