Description : This brief, practical guide illustrates the most common kinds of business correspondence that a university professor is required to produce and offers useful advice to make these communications as effective as possible. The author also offers general suggestions on effective writing, including brainstorming and collaborating, persuasion, outlining and revising, and designing documents.
Description : This comprehensive language skills series is suitable for English learners in Australia and New Zealand. The series aims to provide students with practice in the basic skills of grammar, spelling, writing and study. Improve Your Writing Skills For the student: You will learn how to write descriptions, reports, diaries, journals, instructions, biographies and autobiographies, historial stories, comparisons, letters, directions, rules, advertisements, opinions, legends, imaginary stories and plays. For the teacher: The units in the book demonstrate the elements of different kinds of writing. Students are shown a standardised approach to any writing task, as well as the different requirements of different kinds of writing tasks.
Description : This book presents an overview of the development of writing skills for both students and practitioners in health care, offering information on all the main areas of writing practice in one volume. Clearly laid out with summary points, practical activities and checklists, it makes relevant information accessible for the busy health professional.
Description : Today, more than ever before, there is a realization that communicating properly, especially in writing, is essential for all the job aspirants as well as those employees—budding managers and others—eager to build up their career. Taking this scenario into account, this book equips the reader with the ability to learn and enhance the writing skills in English. From fundamentals of grammar to precis, paragraph and essay writing, this book dwells on all aspects of the language besides listing the words (both new and old) to enhance one’s word power, and the foreign words used in the English language. Divided into eight sections, the book describes eight effective tools to master the art of writing. The book begins with the basics of writing, and it then goes to give a careful analysis of functional grammar, vocabulary, common errors committed and their rectifications. Finally, the book showcases the intricacies of formal and informal writings and creative writing to make a learner proficient in these areas. Each section is supported with simple examples, and easy-to-perform Practice Exercises along with their answers. The book is intended for the undergraduate students (both regular and correspondence courses) of all universities, and higher secondary (plus 2) students of all boards. The book will also be beneficial for the students appearing for the competitive examinations and interviews as well as for the general reader who wishes to improve his/her English writing skills.
Description : Chapter 1: What makes an excellent report? Chapter 2: Planning and Resources for your Report. Chapter 3: Organizing your Report Chapter. 4: Presentation of the Report. Chapter 5: The finishing touches.
Description : Improving Writing and Thinking through Assessment is designed to help individual faculty and administrators select assessment approaches and measures to maximize their students’ writing and thinking. The book offers useful guidance, through presentation of recommended assessment guidelines and measurement principles in Part 1 and applications from a variety of contributors in Part 2. It addresses a wide range of audiences, including instructors who want to assess and thus foster writing and thinking in their courses, administrators and instructors planning to assess writing and thinking at the program or institutional level, and graduate students interested in improving students’ writing and critical thinking. This book is more guide than a “cookbook.” By providing comprehensive standards and criteria that help individuals or teams develop plans and measures to improve writing and thinking, the book should be helpful for academic and Student Affairs administrators and faculty as the principles apply equally to all engaged in assessment. Contributors, representing a wide range of educators, illustrate many of the approaches and methods described in the theoretical section of the book using a variety of assessment strategies at both classroom and program levels. Readers will see how different types of institutions, both private and public as well as undergraduate and graduate, have designed assessment strategies and plans to gauge and enhance writing and thinking growth in the classroom and across programs. They candidly describe challenges encountered and solutions they adopted or suggest. These chapters reflect approaches and perspectives from various discourse communities – including writing program administrators, composition faculty, assessment professionals, and individual faculty representing several disciplines. The author argues the urgent need to develop strong writers and thinkers. She discusses challenges and obstacles, but underscores the necessity for more faculty involvement and institutional commitment. This book will help institutions and individual faculty design and implement sound, meaningful assessment strategies to foster effective writing and thinking that will both advance the goals of the institutional mission and meet faculty’s disciplinary objectives and scholarly concerns.
Description : Improve Your Writing Skills: Powerful Techniques toward Mastering Writing by award winning writer Cathy Wilson, is a take-action introductory guide, delivering the tools you need to write better. Improving your writing skills, offers simple practical solutions to help you develop the techniques to achieve your personal writing goals. Wilson knows if you are serious about MASTERING the skills of writing, you've gotta commit to opening your mind, always gathering new information, and purposefully looking for the latest tips, tricks, and proven strategies, to transform your writing fantabulous! SNEAK PEAK INSIDE THIS SELF-HELP GUIDE EXTRAORDINAIRE... *Technical Writing Explained... *Beginner Writing Tips, Tricks, And Strategies Uncovered *How to Make Serious Money with Your Magical Fingers *Solutions to Common Writing Issues *Top Secret Tips on How to Write A Non-Fiction E-Book Fast *Proven Strategies to Sell Your Writing *How to Create a Plan to Manage Your Writing Time Let's get started!
Description : This practical guide will demystify academic writing for health and social care students so they will feel confident submitting their assignments.