T.R. Girill

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Recent Posts by T.R.

Wed May 02, 2018 10:24 AM in Technical Writing: Evidence-Based Writing Improvement
T. R. Girill Society for Technical Communication/Lawrence Livermore National Lab. trgirill@acm.org Technical Writing: Evidence-Based Writing Improvement The Evidence-Based Approach In June, 2016, Tennessee high-school teacher John A. Dittes published a short commentary in Education Week on "How the Common Core Re-Mapped the Way I Teach Writing" (www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/06/20/ how...

Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:54 AM in Technical Writing: Writing Nonfiction Simultaneously
[Want more background on technical writing in science class? See http://www.ebstc.org/TechLit/handbook/handbooktoc.html Want to help students see their writing as another case of engineering design--as "text engineering"? See http://www.ebstc.org/TechLit/handbook/text.engineering.html ]

Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:46 AM in Technical Writing: Writing Nonfiction Simultaneously
  T. R. Girill Society for Technical Communication/Lawrence Livermore National Lab. trgirill@acm.org Technical Writing: Writing Nonfiction Simultaneously In August, 2017, the Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery (CACM) devoted eight journal pages to an article on the benefits of many authors working simultaneously on the very same  nonfiction text (Ricardo Olenewa,...