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ERIC Number: EJ428312
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Functional Teaching: Using Obsolescence to Teach Definition.
Smith, Robert E., III
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v21 n2 p175-80 1991
Notes that students new to technical writing frequently have difficulty grasping the essentiality of technical definitions and learning how to create appropriate definitions. Suggests that exercises centered around a term that is lapsing into obsolescence offer some productive solutions to this common instructional problem. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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