How to Improve Writing Skills

by Otto J. Helweg, Memphis State Univ, Memphis, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation and Drainage: Saving a Threatened Resource—In Search of Solutions


Many papers submitted to ASCE journals are rejected because of poor writing. Moreover, the most common complaint employers have of newly graduated engineers is their lack of writing skills. This paper lists some of the more frequent technical writing problems and suggests ways to over come them; thereby, improving the quality of one's technical writing.

Subject Headings: Writing skills | Publications

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