ERIC Number: ED186932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan-2
Reference Count: 0
US Air Force Effective Writing Course: Writing Improvement.
Department of the Air Force, Washington, DC.
The exercises in this pamphlet were designed to help United States Air Force personnel improve the effectiveness of their writing. Rules and exercises are provided in the following areas: (1) organizing ideas (paragraphs, subparagraphs, the main point, and reader needs); (2) speaking on paper--using personal pronouns, contractions, small words, and questions; (3) avoiding needless words; and (4) solving special problems, such as passive verbs, instructions, and parallelism. A checklist for effective writing, suggestions for using simpler words and phrases, and a list of books on writing are attached. (RL)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Career Education, Higher Education, Military Personnel, Technical Writing, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 008-070-00444-5).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Air Force, Washington, DC.