June 27, 2008

Helvetica... the movie

I came across this review in the New York Times and thought that this film might be a fun supplement for a technical writing class.

Here's the official film website: Helvetica

April 4, 2008

Incoming: Proficient Writers?

"About one-third of America’s eighth-grade students, and about one in four high school seniors, are proficient writers, according to results of a nationwide test released on Thursday..."

In Test, Few Students are Proficient Writers