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Subject:Re: Imagine you teach From:Laurel Nelson <Laurel_Y_Nelson -at- NOTES -dot- SEAGATE -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 21 Dec 1998 11:52:00 -0600
David: Are you teaching at a 4-year college that offers an intro to
programming class? If so, then instruct your students on the principles of
online Help and tell them to take the intro to programming class.
(Actually, many 2-year colleges offer introductory classes in programming
also.) If your students are majoring in tech comm and are working on a
4-year degree, chances are they are required to take at least one
Your students can probably find a class somewhere (be it at a college or
online) that teaches the principles of programming, but where would they
find a class that instructs them on how to develop online Help? If they did
find an online Help class, it will probably be taught by a consultant who
will charge them about $400 a day.
Happy Holidays! Laurel
David Thompson <David -dot- Thompson -at- REALIZ -dot- COM> on 12/21/98 07:55:05 AM
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Subject: Imagine you teach
Imagine you teach tech. writing.
You have to teach 1 of the following:
1. The principles of On Line Help or
2. The principles of programming.