RE: If You Were Gonna Teach...

Subject: RE: If You Were Gonna Teach...
From: "Sarah Kampman" <skampman -at- acornsys -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 10:34:53 -0600

> If you were going to teach a writing course to your Subject
> Matter Experts, what would you stress?

The joys of outlining, for three reasons: it helps nonwriters overcome their
fear of blank pages, it helps organize thoughts into a coherent whole, and
it's immediately relevant for techie docs (think specs).

It's (imho) a frequently forgotten, but very useful, technique for
organizing information before there are 14 pages of random sentences
floating around in Word. Even good writers can use a refresher on outlining.


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