Citations with the tag: WRITTEN communication

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  • Who You Are.
     // Across the Board; May/Jun2002, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p1 

    Presents an article on writing articles for business executives. Description of business executives; Importance of addressing the issues that would be of interest among executives; Overview on the article 'Tough Issues' which appeared in the May 2002 issue of the periodical 'Across the Board.'

  • The write way to earn big bucks.
    Skidmore-Roth, Linda // RN; Mar86, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p59 

    Encourages nurses to venture into writing as a means of earning extra money. Experience shared by a nurse who ventured into writing; Ways to launch a writing career.

  • ASK MAPMANâ„¢.
    McMahon, Jim // Junior Scholastic; 3/22/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 15, p22 

    Reports that maps predates all written language systems.

  • editor's corner.
    Elsasser, John // Public Relations Tactics; Feb2014, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p3 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author discusses the issue on things to learn about writing.

  • Taking issue with 'issues around'.
    Elsasser, John // World Today; Oct/Nov2015, Vol. 71 Issue 5, following p11 

    The article discusses the use of the phrase 'issues around' in writing, citing that replacement of the word 'problems' with the word 'issues' softens the meaning of the former, and notes that 'around' can be replaced by direct words like about or.

  • Reading program gives gift that keeps giving.
    Katz, Mel // San Diego Business Journal; 12/20/99, Vol. 20 Issue 51, p39 

    Focuses on San Diego READS, a program to encourage reading sponsored by the San Diego, California City Schools and `The San Diego Union-Tribune.' Link between writing and reading; Collection of `gently-used books'; Need for up-to-date reading materials.

  • How to write to an author.
    Peck, Robert Newton // Library Talk; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p18 

    Presents the author's views on how school librarians can write to him. Letters likely to be rejected by the author; Letters that would solicit the author's response.

  • Red Lorry Yellow Lorry.
    Nutley, Michael // New Media Age; 1/18/2007, p36 

    The article reviews the Web site of Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, available at

  • Emphasize a call to action.
    Nutley, Michael // Communication Briefings; Jun2013, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p6 

    The article discusses tips of emphasizing a call to action when writing emails, adapted from the article "How to Write a Convincing Email," by Geoffrey James.

    Nutley, Michael // School Library Journal; Jun89, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p62 

    Reviews the computer software 'Success With Writing,' software that teaches writing skills.

  • TAGGING: Changing Visual Patterns and the Rhetorical Implications of a New Form of Graffiti.
    Gross, Daniel D.; Gross, Timothy D. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics; Fall93, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p250 

    Describes the evolution of graffiti focusing on the changing visual patterns and their implications. Imitative and transition phase; Graffiti as social, personal and word-message expression; Apocryphal phase; Individual tags.

    Vassallo, Philip // ETC: A Review of General Semantics; Summer2002, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p206 

    Offers examples on how to use the Rule of Six in managing the flow of information through subgrouping of key content into useful units. Headings per document; Bullets per list; Lines per paragraph.

    PÉREZ MARTÍN, Javier // Futuro del Pasado: Revista Electrónica de Historia; 2010, Issue 1, p425 

    The Roman conquest of the peninsular interior will modify the forms of life in this territory to all the levels, in a process that the historiography has given in calling romanization and that will last more than two centuries. Inside this historical and geographical context, we will centre on...

  • Executive Functions in Elementary School Children With and Without Problems in Written Expression.
    Hooper, Stephen R.; Swartz, Carl W.; Wakely, Melissa B.; de Kruif, Renée E.L.; Montgomery, James W. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p57 

    This study examined the executive functioning of 55 elementary school children with and without problems in written expression. Two groups reflecting children with and without significant writing problems were defined by an average primary trait rating across two separate narratives. The groups...

  • The Writer's Toolbox.
    Hooper, Stephen R.; Swartz, Carl W.; Wakely, Melissa B.; de Kruif, Renée E.L.; Montgomery, James W. // Scholastic Scope; 10/2/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p21 

    The article presents a grammar test on nouns to sharpen the writing skills of children.

    Hooper, Stephen R.; Swartz, Carl W.; Wakely, Melissa B.; de Kruif, Renée E.L.; Montgomery, James W. // Men's Health; Oct2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p56 

    Offers tips on writing a love letter.

  • Still Undeciphered!
    Yellin, Janice // Calliope; May2004, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p47 

    Focuses on Meroitic, the language of the ancient Kushite kingdom of Mero& euml; (340 B.C.-A.D. 350), which was the first written language in Africa south of the Sahara.

  • The Art of the Manifesto.
    Caws, Mary Ann // Teachers & Writers; 12/5/2016, p1 

    The article reports on the concept of manifesto, a kind of "action writing," which is also said to be a document of an ideology, crafted to convince and convert or to show off and amuse.

  • The personal poetry of print.
    Caws, Mary Ann // Reading Today; Oct/Nov2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p22 

    Presents photographs that illustrate the ways by which people encounter the printed words in their daily lives.

  • The ABC's of writing a winning press release.
    Gumataotao // San Diego Business Journal; 10/18/99, Vol. 20 Issue 42, p26 

    Presents tips for writing a press release. Importance of letting headlines capture attention; Newsworthiness of the press release; Coverage of basic points in the first paragraph; Inclusion of contact person's name, telephone number and electronic mail address.

  • A Case for Clear Writing.
    Shea, Gordon F. // Training & Development; Jan92, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p63 

    Offers solutions to seven problems of written communication by employees or companies that can lead to lawsuits. Analysis of key elements of written communication that led to lawsuits in 52 cases in the United States; Need to specify outcome objectives for the written work; Unfocused writing;...

  • Leader's Leader.
    Cramer, Ann W. // Georgia Trend; Feb2006, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p8 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to a wonderfully gracious and generous article published in the December 2006 issue.

  • Exploring the written feedback dialogue: a research, learning and teaching practice.
    Perpignan, Hadara // Language Teaching Research; May2003, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p259 

    The final paper of this Special Issue on Exploratory Practice (EP) is another illustration of the potential of EP for doctoral research. More importantly, like the preceding paper by Gunn it emphasizes learner as well as teacher understanding, and, most importantly, it also explores 'quality' in...

  • Preventing and remediating writing disabilities: Interdisciplinary frameworks for assessment...
    Berninger, Virginia W.; Hooper, Stephen R. // School Psychology Review; 1993, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p685 

    Describes books and articles related to the prevention and remediation of writing problems. Includes `Problems in Written Expression. Assessment and Remediation,' by S. Bradley-Johnson and J. Lesiak; `Children's Writing: Toward a Process Theory of Development of Skilled Writing,' edited by E....

    Berninger, Virginia W.; Hooper, Stephen R. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Guinea; Nov2004, p2 

    Presents information on the people of Guinea. Main ethnic groups; Total number of non-Africans; Written languages in Guinea.

  • quitting to get started.
    Valentine, Mary // Mothering; May/Jun2007, Issue 142, p74 

    The article discusses the author's experience of dealing with her son's disability in learning written language.

  • Frameworks for linking pupils' evidential understanding with growing skill in structured, written...
    Mulholland, Margaret // Teaching History; May98, Issue 91, p17 

    Presents frameworks for linking secondary level pupils' evidential understanding with growing skill in structured, written argument. Integration of evidential work with pupils' work in constructing historical texts; Teaching pupils to be self-conscious in their utilization of different types of...

  • The Coming Age of Talking Computers.
    Crossman, William // Futurist; Dec99, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p42 

    Explains the rationale behind the development of voice-recognition technology and voice-in or voice-out computers. Reasons for the failure of written language in the modern age; Evolution of the written language; Impact of the spoken language.

  • Literacy Will Survive: An Alternative Scenario.
    Johnson, Dan // Futurist; Dec99, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p46 

    Points out the implications of voice-in or voice-out (VIVO) computers on literacy. Advantages of written language; Limitations of VIVO technology; Factors that contributed to the societal popularity of VIVO computers.

  • Shorten the Time Frame.
    Coretese de Bosis, Alessandra // Futurist; Dec99, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p4 

    A letter to the editor is presented in regard to the article "The Demise of Writing" by Geoffrey E. Meredith, appearing in the October 1999 issue.

    Coretese de Bosis, Alessandra // Scholastic Action (Teacher's Edition); 12/11/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p7 

    Presents a persuasive writing activity about underage drinking of alcoholic beverages.

    Bridgeman, Brent; McHale, Frederick // Research in Higher Education; Dec98, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p663 

    The effects that adding a writing measure to the Graduate Management Admissions Test would have on the gender and ethnic composition of an admissions pool were evaluated. Data from the first operational administration of the Analytical Writing Assessment in October 1994 were used. Standardized...

  • A Web site's success depends on its user-friendly organization.
    McCasland, Mitche // Business Press; 02/12/99, Vol. 11 Issue 42, p29 

    Offers tips on designing an effective Web site. Importance of written communication; Points to consider; Reasons for communicating; Knowing the target audience; Determining what is important to target audience.

  • Some Thoughts on Lexicon and Syntax.
    White, John R. // Appraisal Journal; Jul89, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p417 

    Discusses the importance of writing skills for real estate professionals. Rules characterizing exceptional writing style; Rationale for mistakes and incorrect syntax; List of phrases and expressions to avoid in the professional's lexicon.

  • A Longs Term Voyage.
    Sabatini, Federico // Nebula; Mar2007, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p195 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience with a bohemian writer and of writing a story with sadness and thinking of the people he left in the table.

  • Word games.
    Erlandson, Greg // Our Sunday Visitor; 3/7/2010, Vol. 98 Issue 45, p18 

    The author comments on the decline in the intellectual content of written communication and English language usage brought about by cultural trends.

  • Giving useful feedback about writing.
    Binder, Elena DeVos // Internal Auditor; Aug93, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p54 

    Presents suggestions for audit supervisors in helping internal auditors improve their writing skills. Importance of written communication; Need for giving feedback; Respect of people's feelings; Reduction of anxiety and apprehension; Setting of reasonable goals; Advantage of specialists in...

  • Staying in sequence.
    Hart, Jack // Editor & Publisher; 10/14/95, Vol. 128 Issue 41, p2 

    Discusses newspaper writers' problems with sequence of tenses. Examples of sentences from newspapers that depart from the natural sequence of tenses; Advice to writers on how to improve their grammar.

  • Keeping Norfuk Alive.
    Feizkhah, Elizabeth // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 8/6/2001, Issue 31, p13 

    Discusses the language of the residents of Norfolk Island, formerly of Pitcairn Island. How their speech is a fusion of Tahitian and Georgian English; Conflict about the written aspect of their language; Debate over which dictionary to use.

  • 'Badly' She, Wrote.
    Wilcox, John // Training & Development Journal; Dec89, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p9 

    Reports that the most frequent error in written business communication is the misplaced comma, according to Zacharias Rosner, founder of The Grammar Group, a Chicago, Illinois-based company that teaches basic grammar and language usage to corporations nationwide. Top ten grammatical blunders;...

  • Using Cemetery Data To Teach Population Biology & Local History.
    Capelle, Janice; Smith, Marian // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache; Nov/Dec98, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p690 

    Presents an experiment which described the collection and analysis of biological data, research into the social and medical history of the community and development skills in oral and written communication. Methodology; Results and discussion.

  • Exploring effects of different pictorial stimuli on written expression.
    McLeod, Jennifer S.; Boyer, Katrina M. // Psychological Reports; Jun99 Part 2, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1225 

    Explores how the type of pictorial stimulus affects the quality of an individual's written expression. Use of photographs as pictorial stimuli; Presentation of an obvious conflict situation; Questions on generalizability; Analysis of writing samples.

  • That Racket Down the Hallway: Shattering Silence(s) through Narratives of Inqueery.
    Breneman, Daisy; Ghiaciuc, Susan; Lunsford, Scott // Writing on the Edge; Fall2012, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p85 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of encouraging students not only to write their own narratives but to examine how these narrarives are being constructed to move through multiple subjectivities.

  • Hold on to Words.
    Clark, A. Carman // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.); Aug99, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p5 

    Asserts that putting words on paper helps sift and sort fragmented thoughts. Significance of letter writing; Details on how the author started her journalism career; Analogy of gardening and writing.

  • Thanks for talking.
    Fountain, Barbara // New Zealand Doctor; 12/15/2004, p1 

    Presents an article about the growing use of written statements. Outcome of interviews using written statements; Disadvantage of written statements.

  • libel.
    Fountain, Barbara // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1331 

    A definition of the term "libel" which refers to an act of defamation through written communication is presented.

  • written action plan.
    Fountain, Barbara // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2505 

    A definition of the term "written action plan," (WAP) which refers to a flexible script used by patients as a guide to their own outpatient therapy during instances of deterioration in chronic health care condition, is presented.

  • Writing Clearly and Effectively: How to Keep the Reader's Attention.
    Stein, Joshua // Secured Lender; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p98 

    Provides tips for creating an effective written message. Attracting the reader's attention; Importance of strong verbs; Keeping the sentence simple.

  • `Missing link' is written in stone.
    Crabb, Charlene // New Scientist; 12/14/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2060, p9 

    Reports on the discovery of pictograms on a series of stones unearthed in Syria that may represent an important `missing link' in the evolution of written communication. Description of the carvings; Representation of an intermediate form of communication.

  • Excellent Choice.
    Epstein, Joseph // Vocabula Review; Nov2007, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p27 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being able to the read a letter to a hotel bartender from Henry Louis Mencken.

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