The Little Red Writing Book

This book is based on a simple but powerful observation: Students and young professionals who develop outstanding writing skills do so primarily by mastering a limited number of the most important writing principles, which they use over and ...

Author: Brandon Royal

Publisher: Maven Publishing

ISBN: 9781897393222

Category: Reference

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For Writing Aficionados from All Walks of Life! This book is based on a simple but powerful observation: Students and young professionals who develop outstanding writing skills do so primarily by mastering a limited number of the most important writing principles, which they use over and over again. What are these recurring principles? The answer to this question is the basis of this material. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes The Little Red Writing Book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to master those skills that will make a good writer even better. This book is suitable for high school and college students wanting to master the basics of expository writing, as well as any individual wanting to improve his or her core essential writing skills. Topics covered include: Part I – Structure: 1. Write With a Top-Down Approach, 2. Break Things Down, 3. Use Transition Words, 4. Review the Six Basic Writing Structures, 5. Keep Like Things Together Part II – Style: 6. Support What You Say, 7. Personalize Your Examples, 8. Keep It Simple, 9. Cut Down Long Sentences, 10. Eliminate Needless Words, 11. Gain Active Power, 12. Favor Verbs, Not Nouns, 13. Use Parallel Forms 14. Capitalize on Sentence Variety, 15. Choose an Appropriate Tone, 16. Keep Your Writing Gender Neutral Part III – Readability: 17. Capitalize on Layout and Design, 18. Employ Readability Tools, 19. Use Headings and Headlines, 20. Go Back and Rework Your Writing "The articulate exposition of Royal s twenty principles of writing fit neatly into 138 short, accessible (paperback) pages. I recommend this wonder to all my writing students. Perhaps one day writing committees will wisely follow suit and make this a primary text for all writing courses at their schools." —Ray Turner, B.A., MA (Communications), Writing Instructor and Former Educational Administrator, Corpus Christi TX, USA

Essentials of Management An International Innovation and Leadership Perspective 11th Edition

This responsibility pertains primarily to written and oral communication and points to the necessity for planning the message, stating the underlying assumptions, and applying the generally accepted rules for effective writing and ...

Author: Harold Koontz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9789353168155

Category: Business & Economics

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The thoroughly revised and updated 11th edition of Essentials of Management: An International, Innovation and Leadership Perspective takes an international and innovative view of management. This edition comprehensively covers foundational and emerging managerial insights and practices. It also emphasizes the managerial perspectives found in Silicon Valley. This edition also emphasizes the enhancement of the professional profile and network of its readers with creative exercises and online projects. Salient Features: • Inclusion of exclusive interviews with leading executives to help students gain more professional insights • Focus on professional development and network growth of students to enhance career opportunities • Case examples that detail managerial actions in global firms such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung and many others • Iterative concept review and discussion questions in each chapter • Instructor and student resources available at – http://www.mhhe.com/koontz/eom11e

Successful Writing at Work

Parts of a Letter Learning to write effective letters is not some lost art but a skill you need to be successful in ... Good Impression on Your Reader International Business essential adviCe On Writing Correspondence effeCtive letters ...

Author: Philip C. Kolin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305888555

Category: Education

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SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, 11th Edition, features an abundance of real-world examples and problems, an accessible writing style, and detailed guidelines for planning, drafting, revising, editing, formatting, and producing professional documents and graphics in the global workplace. Students are presented with topics in four logically sequenced sections, beginning with a discussion of the writing process and collaboration, followed by material on basic business communications (including e-communications and social media), letters, and resumes; conducting research and documenting sources; and more advanced tasks such as preparing visuals, websites, instructions, procedures, proposals, short and long reports, and presentations. With each new writing assignment, students learn to become effective problem solvers, to work effectively as members of a collaborative team, to understand their global audience, and to select the best communication technologies to accomplish their goals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport

Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 11, 671–684. Cray, M.I. (2017). Writing Effective Learning Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy. www.slideshare.net/drimhotep/writing-effective-learningobjectives-using-blooms-taxonomyppt.

Author: Mike Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000753028

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 462

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The coaching process is about enhancing performance by providing feedback about the performance to the athlete or team. Researchers have shown that human observation and memory are not reliable enough to provide accurate and objective information for high-performance athletes. Objective measuring tools are necessary to enable the feedback process. These can take the form of video analysis systems post-event, both biomechanical and computerised notation systems, or the use of in-event systems. Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport 3rd Edition is fully revised with updated existing chapters and the addition of 12 new chapters. It is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to this core discipline of contemporary sport science. The book offers a full description of the fundamental theory of match and performance analysis, using real-world illustrative examples and data throughout. It also explores the applied contexts in which analysis can have a significant influence on performance. To this end the book has been defined by five sections. In Section 1 the background of performance analysis is explained and Section 2 discusses methodologies used in notating sport performance. Current issues of performance analysis applied research, such as chance, momentum theory, perturbations and dynamic systems are explored in Section 3. Profiling, the essential output skill in performance analysis, is examined in depth in Section 4. The book’s final section offers invaluable applied information on careers available for performance analysts. With extended coverage of contemporary issues in performance analysis and contributions from leading performance analysis researchers and practitioners, Essentials of Performance Analysis in Sport 3rd Edition is a complete textbook for any performance analysis course, as well as an invaluable reference for sport science or sport coaching students and researchers, and any coach, analyst or athlete looking to develop their professional insight.

The Little Red Writing Book

20 Powerful Principles for Clear and Effective Writing (International Edition) Brandon Royal ... 15th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. Clark, Roy Peter. Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer.

Author: Brandon Royal

Publisher: Maven Publishing

ISBN: 9781897393208

Category: Reference

Page: 140

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For Writing Aficionados from All Walks of Life This book is based on a simple but powerful observation: Students and young professionals who develop outstanding writing skills do so primarily by mastering a limited number of the most important writing principles, which they use over and over again. This statement begs the question: What are these recurring principles? The answer to this question is the basis of this material. "The Little Red Writing Book" is especially suitable for high school students wanting to master the basics of expository writing. It is also suitable for college students seeking a review of basic writing skills. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes this book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to master those skills that will make a good writer even better. Brandon Royal is an award-winning writer whose educational authorship includes "The Little Gold Grammar Book, The Little Red Writing Book Deluxe Edition, The Little Green Math Book, The Little Blue Reasoning Book, " and "Reasoning with Numbers." During his tenure working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers a Washington Post subsidiary and the largest test-preparation organization in the world Brandon honed his theories of teaching and education and developed a set of key learning principles to help define the basics of writing, grammar, math, and reasoning. A Canadian by birth and graduate of the University of Chicago s Booth School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing writing courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored a dozen books and reviews of his books have appeared in "Time Asia" magazine, "Publishers Weekly, Library Journal of America, Midwest Book Review, The Asian Review of Books, Choice Reviews Online, Asia Times Online, " and About.com. Brandon is a five-time winner of the International Book Awards, a five-time gold medalist at the President s Book Awards, as well as a winner of the Global eBook Awards, the USA Book News Best Book Awards, and recipient of the 2011 Educational Book of the Year award as presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. The articulate exposition of Royal s twenty principles of writing fit neatly into 128 short, accessible (paperback) pages. I recommend this wonder to all my writing students. Perhaps one day writing committees will wisely follow suit and make this a primary text for all writing courses at their schools. --Ray Turner, B.A., MA (Communications), Writing Instructor and Former Educational Administrator, Corpus Christi TX, USA

Numerical Index of Standard and Recurring Air Force Publications Available to NATO Security Assistance Customers

( 11 X 14 ) SAF / AAIAD OC80 Effective Writing Course Announcement ( 11 X 14 ) SAF / AAIAD AP84 Energy Conservation ... ( 17 X 22 ) DE85 International Aircraft Marshalling Signals ( 42 X XOORB 32 ) FB80 Transportation Visual Aid ( 11 X 14 ) ...

Author: United States. Air Force

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105131584299

Category: Military art and science

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Successful Writing at Work Concise Edition

Preface xv Writing—An Essential Job Skill 1 How Writing Relates to Other Skills 1 The High Cost of Effective Writing 2 How This Book Will Help You 2 Writing for the Global Marketplace 2 Competing for International Business 3 ...

Author: Philip C. Kolin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285974347

Category: Education

Page: 246

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Packed with real-world examples, SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK: CONCISE, 4e delivers a practical yet succinct introduction to effective workplace writing for a variety of communication tasks. Based on the market-leading SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, 10e, the CONCISE edition covers the most essential skills for effective workplace communication. The text begins with writing basics, emphasizing the characteristics of effective writing, the writing process, ethics, and the importance of audience. It covers basic business correspondence, walks students through formatting letters for a variety of business situations, and features a step-by-step chapter on getting a job. More advanced chapters focus on document design and visuals, writing instructions and procedures, writing reports, proposals, and making business presentations. The Fourth Edition emphasizes ethical considerations throughout as well as integrates guidelines for greening the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Effective Writing for Health Professionals

Writing well is an essential professional skill and writing to publish is an important aspect of professional development. But how do rou et ublished? ... Written by a best-selling academic author, ijlernve Writingfbr 11min?

Author: Megan-Jane Johnstone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134313570

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Health professionals are increasingly expected to conduct and publish their research, apply for grants, write newsletters, liaise with the media, present conference papers and contribute articles to professional journals. Writing well is an essential professional skill and writing to publish is an important aspect of professional development. But how do you get published? Where do you start? How do you know if your writing is good enough and what can you learn to make it better? Effective Writing for Health Professionals is an invaluable insider's guide to publishing within the health profession, providing handy tips on: · Getting started · The writing process · Winning habits of successful authors · Promoting your work · Author rights and responsibilities Many would-be writers - students, administrators, clinicians, managers and academics alike - are often intimidated at the thought of writing. This book will help to overcome this writing block and introduce aspiring authors to the world of writing and publishing in a professional capacity. Written by a best-selling academic author, Effective Writing for Health Professionals provides insights and strategies for publishing designed for nurses, midwives and health professionals.

Essential Texts on International and European Criminal Law

11th revised edition 2021 Gert Vermeulen. (b) the waiver is given voluntarily and unequivocally. 2. The waiver, which can be made in writing or orally, shall be noted, as well as the circumstances under which the waiver was given, ...

Author: Gert Vermeulen

Publisher: Gompel&Svacina

ISBN: 9789463712835

Category: Law

Page: 990

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This book comprises the principal multilateral legal instruments on international and European criminal law, with a special institutional focus on Europol, Eurojust and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, a substantive focus on international, organised and serious crime, including terrorism, and a focus on procedural rights approximation. Given the relevance thereof for international information exchange in criminal matters, relevant data protection instruments have also been included in the selection. The texts have been ordered according to the corresponding multilateral co-operation level: either Prüm, the European Union (comprising Schengen-related texts), the Council of Europe or the United Nations. This edition provides students as well as practitioners (judicial and law enforcement authorities, lawyers, researchers, …) throughout Europe with an accurate and up-to-date edition of essential texts on international and European criminal law. All texts have been updated until 13 January 2021.

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... 11-18 : 34 Essentials of effective writing ( Hopper and Gale ) , 7-22 : 46 Freedom and comanications ( lacy ) , 7-22 : 40 Further confessions of a story writer ( Gallico ) , 114 : 40 Kidnap : the story of the Lindoergh Case ( Waller ) ...

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ISBN: MINN:31951001229740U

Category: Journalism

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What to Look for in Literacy

International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, Vol. ... In L. B. Gambrell, L. M. Morrow and M. Pressley (Eds.), Best practices in literacy instruction (3rd ed.). ... 11 essentials for a highly effective classroom library.

Author: Angela Peery

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000441215

Category: Education

Page: 260

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Practical and rich in resources, this book provides a roadmap to monitoring, evaluating, and implementing effective literacy instruction in grades PK-12. Designed for district and school leaders as well as literacy coaches and consultants, this book contains all the strategies, guidance, and tools you’ll need to monitor the effectiveness of literacy instruction in your school or system. Top literacy experts Angela Peery and Tracey Shiel share concise, well-researched information about how to identify enriched literacy environments, what constitutes well-designed literacy lessons, and the components of effective literacy programs at each grade level. Chapters cover reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as collaboration, technology, and more, and offer adaptable strategies for different environments. Tools such as checklists and conversation frames are included to help busy leaders and administrators effectively monitor literacy instruction and provide constructive, thorough feedback to teachers. Each chapter features: Check-Up Tools to review documents and observe instruction Check-In Tools to guide your conversations and feedback given to teachers Reflective Questions for system and school leaders and instructional coaches.

Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance

... Guidelines project and the ICD-11 project (the International Classification of Diseases, 11th edition). ... Such harmonization is essential for accurate and effective communication, writing, research, policy and advocacy.

Author: Dmitry M. Kissin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108498586

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 282

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Offers a comprehensive guide to assisted reproductive technology surveillance, describing its history, global variations, and best practices.

International Commerce

Raw materials falling under the essential producers category of the following industries — meat canning industry ... n.e.s .; erythromycin , fied in Circular 260 of June 11 : essential dosage ( including ilotycin , erythrocin , etc. ) ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105026302559

Category: Consular reports

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Essential Texts on International and European Criminal Law 10th revised edition

The waiver, which can be made in writing or orally, shall be noted, as well as the circumstances under which the waiver ... with a view to the effective exercise of the rights of requested persons under Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA.

Author: Gert Vermeulen

Publisher: Gompel&Svacina

ISBN: 9789463710985

Category: Law

Page: 936

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This book comprises the principal multilateral legal instruments on international and European criminal law, with a special institutional focus on Europol and Eurojust and a substantive focus on international, organised and serious crime, including terrorism. Given the relevance thereof for international information exchange in criminal matters, relevant data protection instruments have also been included in the selection. The texts have been ordered according to the corresponding multilateral co-operation level: either Prüm, the European Union (comprising Schengen-related texts), the Council of Europe or the United Nations. This edition provides students as well as practitioners (judicial and law enforcement authorities, lawyers, researchers, …) throughout Europe with an accurate and up-to-date edition of essential texts on international and European criminal law. All texts have been updated until 20 December 2018.

Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development

The central tenet is that the right competencies distinguish effective managers from those whose performance is ... the 'the global leadership triad'.11 Kets de Vries and Florent-Treacy12 describe 12 essential dimensions of global ...

Author: Richard Thorpe

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781317125235

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 614

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On few occasions in the history of modern management have leadership skills been in such sharp focus as they are now. The ability to direct often very large and diverse organizations; to make sense of the complex and turbulent markets and environments in which you operate; and to adapt and learn seems at an all time premium. The premise behind the fifth edition of this influential Handbook is that leadership, management and organizational development are all parts of the same process; enhancing the capacity of organizations, whatever their size, and the people within them to achieve their purpose. To this end, the editors have brought together a who's who of current writers on leadership and development and created the definitive single volume guide to the subject. The perspectives that the text provides to leadership, learning and development, embrace the formal and the informal, cultures and case examples from organizations of all kinds; and offers readers a rigorous, readable and, where appropriate, ground-breaking book. In the 14 years since the fourth edition of this classic book, very much has changed. But the need for this Handbook is as strong as ever and the Fifth Edition of Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development is set to become a definitive read for senior managers and those who develop them and an essential reader for the management students aspiring to become the next generation of leaders.

Best Practices in Writing Instruction Second Edition

Newark, DE: International Reading Association. ... n.p. Available at www. corestandards.org/assets/Puhlishers_Criteria_for_3—12.pdf Corgill, A. M. (2008). Ofprimary importance: What's essential in teaching young writers.

Author: Steve Graham

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781462510375

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 444

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An indispensable teacher resource and course text, this book presents evidence-based practices for helping all K-12 students develop their skills as writers. Every chapter draws clear connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading authorities describe how to teach the skills and strategies that students need to plan, draft, evaluate, and revise multiple types of texts. Also addressed are ways for teachers to integrate technology into the writing program, use assessment to inform instruction, teach writing in the content areas, and tailor instruction for English language learners and struggling writers. Helpful case examples are featured throughout. New to This Edition *Revised and expanded to address the CCSS. *Incorporates the latest research and instructional procedures. *Chapters on teaching argumentative and informative writing. *Chapters on college and career readiness, writing to learn, writing about texts, and response to intervention. See also the editors' Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition, which provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge writing research that informs good practice.

Changing Practices of Doctoral Education

... production as an essential resource for advancing effective and knowing engagements with questions of writing. ... C. and Lee, A. (2006) Research writing: problems and pedagogies, Teaching in Higher Education, 11(3): 265–278.

Author: David Boud

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135265670

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Postgraduate research has undergone unprecedented change in the past ten years, in response to major shifts in the role of the university and the disciplines in knowledge production and the management of intellectual work. New kinds of doctorates have been established that have expanded the scope and direction of doctoral education. A new audience of supervisors, academic managers and graduate school personnel is engaging in debates about the nature, purpose and future of doctoral education and how institutions and departments can best respond to the increasing demands that are being made. Discussion of the emerging issues and agendas is set within the context of the international policy shifts that are occurring and considers the implications of these shifts on the changing external environment. This engaging book acquaints the readers with new international trends in doctoral education identifies new practices in supervision, research, teaching and learning enables practitioners of doctoral education to contribute to the debates and help shape new understandings questions the purposes of doctoral study and how they are changing considers the balance between equipping students as researchers and the conduct of original research Including contributions from both those who have conducted formal research on research education and those whose own practice is breaking new ground within their universities, this thought-provoking book draws on the expertise of those currently making a stimulating contribution to the literature on doctoral education.

Professional Communication

Business Communication and Report Writing are major forms of effective communication at workplace ... Unit II ( Chapter 4-11 ) provides discussion on various business communication activities , which are essential at the workplace .

Author: Koneru

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 0070660026

Category: Business communication

Page: 500

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Teaching Discipline Specific Literacies in Grades 6 12

National Writing Project (NWP) 373 new ethos stuff 8 new literacies 7–8; changing nature of texts 8–9; ... sample essential questions 117t; writing 345, 358 Pimentel, S. 101, 108, 177, 178 PISA (Programme for International Student ...

Author: Vicky I. Zygouris-Coe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135102432

Category: Education

Page: 464

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Comprehensive, timely, and relevant, this text offers an approach to discipline-specific literacy instruction that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the needs of teachers, students, and secondary schools across the nation. It is essential that teachers know how to provide instruction that both develops content and literacy knowledge and skills, and aims at reducing student achievement gaps. Building on the research-supported premise that discipline-specific reading instruction is key to achieving these goals, this text provides practical guidance and strategies for prospective and practicing content area teachers (and other educators) on how to prepare all students to succeed in college and the workforce. Pedagogical features in each chapter engage readers in digging deeper and in applying the ideas and strategies presented in their own contexts: Classroom Life (real 6-12 classroom scenarios and interviews with content-area teachers) Common Core State Standards Connections College, Career, and Workforce Connections Applying Discipline-Specific Literacies Think Like an Expert ("habits of thinking and learning" specific to each discipline) Digital Literacies Differentiating Instruction Reflect and Apply Questions Extending Learning Activities The Companion Website includes: Lesson plan resources Annotated links to video files Annotated links to additional resources and information Glossary/Flashcards For Instructors: All images and figures used in the text provided in an easily downloadable format For Instructors: PowerPoint lecture slides