Re: Writing to your audience

Subject: Re: Writing to your audience
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:50:45 -0500

About two years ago, a trainer in our department, when asked why a
recent "grad" from his training course scored so low on an evaluation,
said in a meeting, and I quote, "Obviously, he didn't learn as well as
I taught him."

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:42 AM, Dan Goldstein
<DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> I passed this on to a science educator I know. Her response was, "Why
> blame Sachse for his failure to communicate? Why not blame the other
> chemists for their failure to understand?"
> I explained to her that, from my point of view as a tech writer, it's
> never the audience's fault if they fail to understand me.

John Posada

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