Essential Knowledge Elements for English Composition

If you can master this brief list of the essential knowledge elements of English composition.  It is trickier than it may look. This list was developed by Dr. Oliver D. Hensley and I some years past.  I was interested in its application as an education aid for college-level composition courses, while Hensley was interested in…

Report Writing and Reference Books

In report writing, even more than in other types of writing, writers need to own and use good reference books.  There are any number of reasons why, but the main reason is that report writing isn’t poetry, so the writing isn’t naturally beautiful or sibilant.  Report writing must be correct writing because mistakes have no…