ERIC Number: ED109687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: 0
Effective Writing Study Guide; A Workshop Course. Revised.
Internal Revenue Service (Dept. of Treasury), Washington, DC.
This study guide for a workshop course in effective writing is designed to help everyone involved in the process of business writing--managers, supervisors, and professional employees--agree on standards to be used in writing and reviewing; and to increase their confidence and skill in generating documents that meet those standards. Unit 1 presents fundamental considerations and standards for effective communication. Unit 2 discusses planning, organizing, and evaluating writing, as well as revising and editing. Unit 3 discusses language principles, clarity, conciseness, and appropriate tone. Unit 4 discusses such topics as paragraph development, paragraph length, and paragraph linkage. Unit 5 discusses sentence principles, active voice, parallel ideas, and punctuation. Unit 6 is an epilogue that includes general comments about the course. (TS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Internal Revenue Service (Dept. of Treasury), Washington, DC.