ERIC Number: ED388783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Business Writing II. P.R.I.D.E. People Retraining for Industry Excellence.
This workplace skills business writing course presents the fundamentals of effective business letter writing. It focuses on logical organization, word choice, style, tone, and clarity, using students' own examples as well as practice exercises for reinforcement. Introductory material includes course description, objectives, and topical outline. The course consists of six sessions, each of which has these components: objectives, topics, methods, evaluation, materials list, teacher tips, and information sheets and handouts. Topics covered in the sessions include the following: analyzing the author's purpose, the reader, the style, and tone; prewriting--brainstorming, organizing, freewriting; writing clearly and correctly; and editing. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Business Correspondence, Business English, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Student Evaluation, Workplace Literacy, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see ED 351 578-599, ED 368 968-988, and CE 070 164-183.