TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: Making up for lack of a degree? From:Melonie Holliman <melonie -dot- holliman -at- TXEXMTA4 -dot- AMD -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 4 Jun 1999 10:13:39 -0500
Theoretically, a degree should teach you a discipline, that is, a way of
My history degree taught me how to research, read for clarity, and write for
specific audience. I still use those skills today. No, I don't remember most
the "facts" I learned in college, but I do remember the skills.
Melonie R. Holliman
Advanced Micro Devices