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Subject:Re: Is Certificate and Certification the Same? From:Jerry STUBBS <stubbs -at- EECS -dot- UKANS -dot- EDU> Date:Fri, 20 Nov 1998 08:05:53 -0600
>I have just completed an e-mail course called, "So you want to be a
>techwriter." (I have a degree in journalism so I'm not concerned with that
>mile post). But, Kennesaw State College Continuing Education, Marietta, GA,
>USA has three other e-mail courses which are five weeks each in duration;
>cost only $184 each; and give a CERTIFICATE IN TECHNICAL WRITING upon
>completion. I was planing to take the courses because I actually self
>learned a lot in the course I just completed.
>Southern Polytech? It is a *certificate* from a *certified* university.
>Trust me, I know the knowledge difference. ;o)
Good point. THere are certificates from universities, junior colleges,
etc. Then there are certificates from organizations. I guess we could
have both, like lawyers. Imagine having five or six letters tacked on
after your name....