How deal in public with complex, specialized issues? The key to participating as a citizen when dealing with complex, technical issues is the ability to formulate the right questions. WM Simmons and JT Grabill. College Composition and Communication (Feb. 07), 440.
How deal in public with complex, specialized issues? In order to participate in the decision-making process, we must learn how as non-experts to get the knowledge we need, usually through cooperation with others. WM Simmons and JT Grabill. College Composition and Communication (Feb. 07), 419-448.
What are some issues in teaching writing? “Disconnect” between how scholars see the teaching of writing and how we are teaching the students in front of us every day.” CR Farris. College Composition and Communication (Feb. 07), 465.
How describe the thesis sentence? B. Ross-Larson writes, "Your main message is the one sentence you’d give to your reader if that’s what you’re limited to." CS Stepp in Rev. of B Ross-Larson’s "The Web’s Impact on Writing…." American Journalism. Issue 8, 2002, p. 1.
What is the relationship between writing and thinking? Peter Elbow attacks the rationalist, two-step model of first thinking, then writing and insists that writing is a way of thinking. J Kinney. College Composition and Communication (Dec. 79), 355-356.
What kinds of titles "grab" the reader? …tags like, “The Story of…”; “The Truth about…”; “The Secret of…”; “Facts You Should Know About…”; “How To…”; and “…Made Plain.” L Conger. The Writer (Sept. 73), 10.