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The full title is “How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly“. Stephen Downes explains his system for planning a piece of writing as you write it.
Texts between 200 and 300 words long from a mix of sources for practice at reading aloud. A mix of journalistic and ‘formal’ sources should provoke debate about writing for speaking.
MS PowerPoint makes it easy to produce screens with a mix of images, text and embedded sound and video clips. Microsoft have included a set of ‘slide layouts’ based on bullet points and screen-width text containers. Both Tufte and Godin are critical of these templates for contrasting reasons.
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Being able to express thoughts in writing is key to any career