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Subject:re certification followup From:James Mcculloch Ker <jmker -at- LEARN -dot- SENECAC -dot- ON -dot- CA> Date:Fri, 4 Dec 1998 07:35:19 +0100
On Dec. 3, Dave Hailey wrote:
<snip>Basically, they are giving technical
writing degrees a big oh-hum.
I believe that I know the cause of this phenomenom, but I am more
in your opinions.
Utah State University
fahailey -at- english -dot- usu -dot- edu</snip>
Thanks for asking. Could it be that "they" [employers] are still
enjoying the appetizer: tech writers with certificates? Generally
speaking, employers are conservative, so it makes sense that they
would tend to adapt slowly to advances (soi-disant) in a field many of
them don't understand well anyway.