Writing for Change: An Interactive Guide to Effective Writing, Writing for Science, and Writing for Advocacy

Writing for Change: An Interactive Guide to Effective Writing, Writing for Science, and Writing for Advocacy

by Alan Barker, Firoze Manji, Judith Charlton
     
 
Most of us have to write formally as part of our work and, as we know, effective writing gets results. Few of us, however, have been trained to write effectively and many of us see writing as a tedious chore. This interactive CD-ROM aims to correct that misperception.

In "Writing for Change", you will learn the core skills of effective writing, how to write for

Overview

Most of us have to write formally as part of our work and, as we know, effective writing gets results. Few of us, however, have been trained to write effectively and many of us see writing as a tedious chore. This interactive CD-ROM aims to correct that misperception.

In "Writing for Change", you will learn the core skills of effective writing, how to write for scientific publication, and how to write for advocacy. "Writing for Change" will enhance your capacity to write in ways that promote action from your target audience. It is full of practical exercises and examples from the field of international development. A resource center contains training materials and links to many useful web sites. Site maps and a printed users' guide make it simple to follow. "Writing for Change" will prove useful to researchers, campaigners, scientists, fundraisers, project managers, social activists, and especially trainers in writing and communication skills.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I can honestly say that "Writing for Change" is one of the best training programs I have seen. It is very well set out and easy to navigate. It follows a logical progression, there are no missing steps, and it goes into sufficient detail to provide concrete, practical guidance."
Sarah Atwell
"I can honestly say that "Writing for Change" is one of the best training programs I have seen. It is very well set out and easy to navigate. It follows a logical progression, there are no missing steps, and it goes into sufficient detail to provide concrete, practical guidance."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889369320
Publisher:
IDRC/CRDI
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
CDROM&BKLT
Pages:
28
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Firoze Manji is project coordinator and Director of fahamu.

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