ERIC Number: ED257080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Effective Writing: Go Tell It on the Mountain.
McLaughlin, Gerald W., Ed.
AIR Professional File, n21 Spr 1985
Intended for researchers in a variety of fields, this journal issue contains articles that provide guidance for technical writing for publication. Following an introduction, the first article explores some of the reasons papers are rejected by editors, including research design problems, lack of clarity and style, or unsuitability for the journal. The second article offers peer editing tips for professionals, specifically how to work with a partner and how to speed edit to assess a document's purpose, audience, scope, and structure. The third article offers seven specific guidelines for clearer, more precise prose writing. (HTH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Institutional Research.