Re: Degree

Subject: Re: Degree
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lcporrel -at- ESSVOTE -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 17:03:00 -0600

If nothing else, an advanced degree in the traditional humanities or sciences from a good university is very difficult to earn and proves that one can commit to a difficult long-term goal with an uncertain outcome even at great personal expense.

Engineering Scribe

From: K.Rickard
Sent: Friday, December 04, 1998 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: Degree

> My hypothesis is that a degree, particularly an advanced
> degree does help
> tech writers/tech communicators move forward in their field...


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.

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