Re: Getting certified as a Tech Writer

Subject: Re: Getting certified as a Tech Writer
From: Beth Agnew <bagnew -at- INSYSTEMS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 09:08:35 -0500

Linda Laurie wrote:
> I'm certified through the University of Washington. They have a
> program that takes a year to complete. Is that the type of certification
> you're talking about? Many colleges offer some kind of certificate
program for
> technical writing now a days.
> Lin

No flame to Linda, but really, folks, do you think having a certificate in
technical writing is the same as being "certified" as a technical writer?

I don't. (And I'm not getting into a discussion about certification. Just
wanted to nit pick the connotation of "certified".)


Beth Agnew
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