Citations with the tag: WRITTEN communication
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- 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.
- Editing: The hidden management tool.
Reynolds, Sana // Communication World; Oct/Nov96, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p20
Explains steps in the editing of written communications. Guidelines of writing process; Visualization of reader interpretation; Macroediting before microediting; Use of empathy in microediting; Allowing of writer to retain maximum ownership of document.
- Tests Faulted for Slighting Measures of Writing Skills.
Smith, A. Davis // Education Week; 5/14/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 34, p43
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Students' Writing Still Incompetent, Assessment Finds" in the April 16, 1986 issue.
- A Little of This & That.
Lee, Connie // Edgewood Enterprise (TX); 6/14/2007, Vol. 100 Issue 24, p2
The article offers information on the first writing experience of the writer in which she featured the life at the sea of a certain mariner from Norfolk, Virginia who had migrated to Texas.
- 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...
- 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.
- Good Communication: Written Memos.
Orr, Joel // 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...
- Epistemological correctness in English 101.
Bertonneau, Thomas F. // Academic Questions; Winter96/97, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p66
Explores the decline of compositional skills of college students in the United States. Emergence of an academic propaganda that sacrifices intellectual development in the name of politically acceptable ideas; Salient features of the process approach to composition; Dereliction of responsibility...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- GO AHEAD, CONVINCE ME!
Erlandson, Greg // Scholastic Scope; 5/10/2010, Vol. 58 Issue 17, p20
The article offers tips on how to create a comprehensive writing.
- Vader Invader!
Erlandson, Greg // Scholastic Scope; 5/10/2010, Vol. 58 Issue 17, p23
The article encourages readers to make a creative headline about a given wacky photograph.
- 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...
- LETTER PERFECT.
Binder, Elena DeVos // Men's Health (10544836); Oct2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p56
Offers tips on writing a love letter.
- Pen pal program connects people with special needs.
Binder, Elena DeVos // Reading Today; Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on `Write Away,' a pen pal program for people with disabilities in Great Britain. How the program works; Three distinct groups that requested the program be expanded to adults.
- 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.
- Bad writing contest winners.
Hart, Jack // 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...
- 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.
- Vary the flavor of your headlines.
Feizkhah, Elizabeth // Communication Briefings; Aug2012, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p3
The article presents tips to stimulate one's readers' interest, adapted from the online article "How to Write Headlines and Subheads," by Mark Nichol.
- '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.
- The Production of Brailled Instructional Materials in Texas Public Schools.
Herzberg, Tina S.; Stough, Laura M. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Aug2007, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p465
This study investigated the background of personnel who are responsible for transcribing braille in Texas. Most respondents were not certified by the Library of Congress and believed that they had begun their careers less than adequately prepared, yet they rated the quality of the materials that...
- Snow Motion!
Herzberg, Tina S.; Stough, Laura M. // 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.
Gowen, Kathleen // 21st Century; Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p8
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of struggling with her writing skills.
- 5 ways to improve your writing skills.
Gowen, Kathleen // Administrative Professional Today; Mar2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p2
The article presents a discussion of how to improve writing skills, adapted from the article "5 Tips for Personal Branding Success," by Roger C. Parker.
- 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.
- MORROW'S WORLD.
Gates, Tessa // Farmers Weekly; 6/28/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 26, following p84
Discusses issues relevant to farming in Northern Ireland. Health benefits of writing; Problem with the weather; Experience of two girls from the U.S. who visited Belfast to learn about the conflict.
- 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.