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Daniel and Judith Graham, Ph.D. (Preview Press: 2002) Hardback ISBN 0-9644495-7-9 $50
This 304-page workbook teaches a system of thirteen steps and forty-three techniques to help professionals write better quality documents faster. The book targets practical, task-oriented professionals who have mastered their discipline and now seek ways to improve their written communication. Professionals use this self-study workbook for training and reference. You find thoughtful answers to exercises in Appendix A. Other appendices address writing challenges such as Long Documents and English as a Second Language.
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Engineers, scientists, and other technical professionals learn how to write effectively and efficiently using concrete techniques applied in a step-by-step process. They learn to write longer and more complex documents such as reports, requirements, general and detailed designs, manuals, policy documents, articles, and reviews. We work with the participants' documents to tailor the instruction and apply the techniques to their particular writing challenges. They improve their ability to
Professionals and support staff learn how to produce successful letters, memos,email, and other short business documents quickly by systematically applying specific techniques. They improve their ability to
Everyone can benefit from this practical review of English grammar: parts of speech, sentence structure, and punctuation. Participants improve their ability to
Managers learn proven techniques to find flaws in writing. More importantly, they learn to transfer editing skills to the staff, instead of spending their own time re-writing. They also learn an objective means to score another's writing, giving the manager the tool to evaluate another's progress. Specifically, managers learn proven techniques to answer these six questions:
We deliver ESL versions of our writing skills courses in Canada, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, and Poland. Approximately 20% of their students in the United States speak English as a Second Language. Our courses help ESL professionals solve the most common problems when writing in American English:
Using participant writing samples, we provide intense one-on-one instruction. We teach proven techniques to solve specific writing problems. With thousands of hours' experience as writing coaches, we transfer those skills that get the writer the most immediate and greatest improvement. We can provide coaching services by long distance by means of NetMeeting®.
Professionals learn how to write and publish conference papers, professional journal papers, and trade publication articles. They improve their ability to
Participants learn how to write a winning proposal while reducing contract risk. The techniques help you produce proposals that persuade, have one voice, and reduce contract risk Participants learn to
Managers learn to use the writing system with project management tools to reduce the cost and risk of large documentation efforts. Managers learn how to
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In all offerings, we teach a writing system with clearly defined steps and concrete, easy-to-use techniques. By using a system, writers get better results in less time. Our success with engineers, scientists, and financial analysts proves that our approach is logical, concrete, and practical. We can customize our curriculum to meet your specific writing training needs.