Citations with the tag: WRITTEN communication
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- Clear writing can turn words into ideas.
Anderson, Terry A. // San Diego Business Journal; 07/19/99, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p19
Tackles written communication skills for human resources professionals. Characteristics of a clear writing.
- Do you need a question mark?
Anderson, Terry A. // Communication Briefings; Feb2010, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p2
The article presents a discussion on conveying a written request to an employee, adapted from the article "Do I Use a Question Mark With a Polite Request?" of "The Better Writing Skills Newsletter."
- Now the French are invading England!
Romdenh-Romluc, Komarine // Analysis; Jan2002, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p34
Criticizes the observations of Predelli on the problems of the traditional view of indexicals posed by recorded messages and written notes. Dependence of the reference of an indexical expression on the context of its usage; Kaplan's assertion of the character of every indexical expression;...
- A most important engineering skill: Learn to write.
Orr, Joel // Machine Design; 12/11/2008, Vol. 80 Issue 23, p85
The article offers step-by-step instructions on how engineers can learn good and clear written communication.
- SUCCESS WITH WRITING.
Orr, Joel // School Library Journal; Jun89, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p62
Reviews the computer software 'Success With Writing,' software that teaches writing skills.
Abdullah, Brandon V. // Vocabula Review; Feb2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p2
A letter to the editor is presented that expresses the sender's appreciation for the improvement in writing that he has achieved because of subscribing to the website of "The Vocabula Review."
- WRITTEN EXPRESSION, HOOPER, AND BLIND RATING.
Muenz, Tracy A.; Cole, Jason C. // Psychological Reports; Aug2000, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p255
Discusses the validation for Hooper, et al.'s assertions by implementing blind rating and finding that significant differences between Hooper-like and non-Hooper-like prompts existed for structural items but not for items of mechanics. Claims that specific stimuli perform better than others in...
- Write for global understanding.
Muenz, Tracy A.; Cole, Jason C. // Communication Briefings; Dec2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
The article offers tips on what to avoid when writing for an international audience.
- 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 www.rlyl.co.uk.
- BELIEFS AFFECTING HANDWRITTEN COMMUNICATION (excerpt).
Gladstone, Kate // ETC: A Review of General Semantics; Apr2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p59
Presents an excerpt from the conference paper "Beliefs Affecting Handwritten Communication," presented by Kate Gladstone at the Twelfth International Conference on General Semantics from October 31 to November 2, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Writing right.
Diamond, Jared // Discover; Jun94, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p107
Studies the writing systems of different languages in the light of alphabetical evolution. Difficulties of written English; Inconsistencies in spelling; Literacy as the division between civilized people and barbarians; Variations in the precision of writing systems; Basic strategies that...
- Good Communication: Written Memos.
Diamond, Jared // Training & Development Journal; Nov82, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p16
Highlights the benefits of good communication and memo writing in the workplace. Categories of memoranda; Difficulties involved in writing memos; Tips for developing good memo writing skills.
- 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...
- Knowledge of Writing and the Composing Process, Attitude Toward Writing, and Self-Efficacy for Students With and Without Learning Disabilities.
Graham, Steve; Schwartz, Shirley S.; MacArthur, Charles A. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Apr93, Vol. 26 Issue 4
Examines the attitudes and beliefs of students about writing. Factors that causes poor writing performance; Effects of mechanical problems of producing text on the quantity and quality of the written products; Relevance of planning and audience on writing.
- 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....
- Tips for Successful Written Agency Communications.
Glasco, Jon // PA Times; Oct2000, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p1
Presents tips for successful government agency communications. Creative and persuasive writing; Definition of target audience; Creation of a high impact structure; Recruitment of a strategic editor; Non-writing roles; Facilitation of review procedure.
- Writing as a tool for learning biology.
Moore, Randy // BioScience; Oct94, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p613
Discusses writing as a tool for learning biology in the United States. Effect of in the publication of a scientific research; Teaching of writing in schools; Incorporation of writing into courses; Effective teaching instead of correct writing. INSET: Brown's and Smith's essays, by Rhetoric...
Moore, Randy // 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
No abstract available.
- 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.
- PERSUASIVE WRITING.
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.
- POTENTIAL IMPACT OF THE ADDITION OF A WRITING ASSESSMENT ON ADMISSIONS DECISIONS.
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.
- Literacy Literacy.
David Vincent // Interchange; Sep2003, Vol. 34 Issue 2/3, p341
The paper argues that the term ?literacy? has become attached to too many disparate practices, and that renewed attention needs to be paid to how the acquisition and use of skills of written communication are conditioned by the core structures of the home, the classroom, and the state. It...
- 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.
- School is Fun at Recess.
Gregg, Noel; Mather, Nancy // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p7
The purpose of an informal analysis of written language is to identify what writers can do as well as what they find difficult about writing. This article reviews the varied components of written language, suggests informal means for assessment, and summarizes the cognitive and linguistic...
- 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...
- What Does the Literature Say About Writing Challenges?
Binder, Elena DeVos // Teaching Exceptional Children; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p22
Focuses on the challenges of acquiring written communication skills among students. Sources of difficulties in writing; Benefits of nonacademic written communication medium; Differences between skilled and unskilled writers.
- 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.
- Snow Motion!
Capelle, Janice; Smith, Marian // Writing; Feb/Mar2003, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p27
Presents an article entitled 'Snow Motion!' to be made more effective in communicating the idea contained in the passage. Possible revision of the article.
- 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.
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.
- Emphasize a call to action.
Crabb, Charlene // 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.
- 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.
- Maintaining Learning.
Glazer, Susan Mandel // Teaching Pre K-8; May99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p102
Describes several types journals that children can maintain to develop writing skills. Summer journals; Dialogue journals; Content journals.
- Bad writing contest winners.
Glazer, Susan Mandel // Quadrant Magazine; Mar99, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p32
Presents the winners of The Bad Writing Contest, wherein written articles in scholarly books published in the last few years are scoured for poorly written passages. Judith Butler for her article `Further reflections on the Conversations of Our Time'; Homi K. Bhabha for his work in `The...