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Subject:Re: "It ain't literature, y'know" From:Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US> Date:Thu, 8 Aug 1996 10:07:11 +0000
> There is a style of training writing that is
> oriented toward the style your colleague is using.
> It's associated with writing "training by
> objectives". What I've seen of materials produced in
> this way usually do use the construction:
> "Using X, Do Y [to a performance level of Z]" (snip)
> [There's an author who wrote definitive books
> on this, and I've read the books, but I can't
> pull up his name right now. Vintage mid-60s, I think.]
Do you mean Robert Mager?
Tracy Boyington trlyboyi -at- genesis -dot- odvte -dot- state -dot- ok -dot- us
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
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