[PW] Do you imagine articles on subjects your knowledgeable say more than you do?
cathy_wilterding at retiree.tarleton.edu
Wed Dec 9 08:19:46 PST 2020
Anecdotal response = When I taught technical writing, I often told my students to take this approach when testing instructions they've written. These "unskilled" readers always helped the writers revise to create more developed documents.
I would also assume an "uninformed reader" mindset when I read students' papers -- technical writing, research results, literary criticism, etc. -- because it helped me help them spots underdeveloped parts of their papers.
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Subject: [PW] Do you imagine articles on subjects your knowledgeable say more than you do?
I was watching YouTube(I thought it was "Marty Lobdell - Study Less Study Smart" or "LEADERSHIP LAB: The Craft of Writing Effectively")
and the guy said you should have someone that doesn't know the subject read your paper because if you're knowledgeable about the subject of the paper you'll imagine it said more than it actual does.
Any one heard that before?
I'm also looking is there is any proper research on it but I'll be satisfied for ant proof i didn't just dream it.
Thanks for your time,Alta
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