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> My hypothesis is that a degree, particularly an advanced
> degree does help
> tech writers/tech communicators move forward in their field...
I am enrolled in a program that inculcates onsite students with distance
students. The distance students are professional tech writers/communicators
who are enrolled in the Master's program for various reasons, and some have
told me that without an advanced degree, there is a *ceiling* over their
heads. Now, as to why that ceiling exists, I do not know. Corporate
attitudes, I suppose...the degree *stands* for something or *proves*
something -- I know in my case, it *educates me and trains me* for
management and interpersonal situations.
Texas Tech University
College of Engineering
Lubbock, TX 79409-3103
K -dot- Rickard -at- ttu -dot- edu
>> -----Original Message-----
>> In other words, can those without degrees move into
>> management (if they so
>Why not? It's been done.
>> Does it take
>> longer to *prove
>> themselves* since they don't have a degree before they move
>> into management,
>> or does a degree help prove that they are capable for them?
>It works both ways. Everyone with a degree does not necessarily have the
>skills to manage.
>> My hypothesis is that a degree, particularly an advanced
>> degree does help
>> tech writers/tech communicators move forward in their field...
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