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Real-world Writing
What your teachers should have told you about how to write more efficiently and effectively on the job
Academic Writing
How to share what you learned in school correctly and credibly
Real-world Writing
Email
Etiquette

Email Etiquette:
Keeping Your Foot Out of Your Virtual Mouth
http://word-crafter.net/EmailEtiquette.ppt

Email:
Recommended Resources
http://word-crafter.net/email.html

What Not to Email:
Look Professional by Avoiding Common Mistakes
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/what_not_to_email.doc

Looking Professional Online:
Why Facebook Isn't Always Your friend
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/Social_Media_Etiquette.ppt

Memos Writing High-Impact Memos
http://word-crafter.net/writing-resources/high_impact_memo.doc
Plain Talk

Creating Tables
http://word-crafter.net/writing-resources/creating_tables.doc

Using Bullets
http://word-crafter.net/writing-resources/using_bullets.doc

Writing High-Impact Memos
http://word-crafter.net/writing-resources/high_impact_memo.doc

For more information, see Plain Talk at Writing-Resources.us.

Presentations

How Many Bullets Can I Have on a Slide? (article)
http://word-crafter.net/articles/research_bullet_points.pdf

Pecha Kucha: No More Death by PowerPoint (article)
http://word-crafter.net/pecha_kucha.doc

Pecha Kucha: Visual Haiku
(presentation)
http://word-crafter.net/pechua_kucha.pps (plays automatically)
http://word-crafter.net/pecha_kucha.ppt (with notes)
zipped version: http://word-crafter.net/pecha_kucha.ppt.zip

Writing Productivity

The Art of Meatball Writing
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/meatball_writing.doc

Be Your Own Proofer
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/proof_your_own.pdf

Go Ahead; Make a Mess
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/messy_draft.doc

Giving Employees Feedback on Writing
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/feedback.pdf

Habits of Highly Productive Writers
http://word-crafter.net/articles/Productive_Habits.doc

How Far Can You Trust Word's Grammar Checker?
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/trust_grammar_checker.doc

Less Is More: Giving Feedback on Student Papers
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/marking.doc

Turning Blocks into Starting Points
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoa
ch/blocks_into_starting_points.doc

Write More, Stress Less: From Getting Ideas to Getting Things Done Booklocker Amazon


 

Academic Writing

APA Style

Introduction to APA Style
http://word-crafter.net/APA/APA_ALOP242.ppt

Recommended Resources
http://word-crafter.net/APA/

Documentation Decision Tree
http://word-crafter.net/APA/APAdecisiontree_6th_edition.doc

APA Style
Exercises


APA Scramble: A Kinetic Activity to Teach APA Reference Style (5th edition)
http://word-crafter.net/articles/APAscramble.doc
(not updated for 6th edition, but it may spark some ideas)

APA Parenthetical Citation Review: Sleep Deprivation
http://word-crafter.net/articles/ParentheticalReviewAPA.doc

Where Do Intext Citations Go?
http://word-crafter.net/CompI/intext_practice_procrast.doc

For more information, see these APA resources.

Assessment

Writing Good Multiple-Choice Questions
http://word-crafter.net/articles/Writing_MC_Items.doc


Writing Process

The Art of Meatball Writing
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/meatball_writing.doc

Be Your Own Proofer
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/proof_your_own.pdf

Go Ahead; Make a Mess
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/messy_draft.doc

Giving Employees Feedback on Writing
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/feedback.pdf

How Far Can You Trust Word's Grammar Checker?
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/trust_grammar_checker.doc

Turning Blocks into Starting Points
http://word-crafter.net/WritingCoach/blocks_into_starting_points.doc

   


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