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(Jul 13, 2006)
The Revising Prose Video Written and narrated by Richard A. Lanham Produced by the Office of Instructional Development at UCLA
Interactive Exercises Written by Richard A. Lanham Produced by Rhetorica, Inc.
Contents DVD Video: The Revising Prose Video - play-through format
(running time: 28 minutes)
The Revising Prose Video - individual chapter menu (10 chapters)
DVD-ROM features: Interactive Exercises for Revising Prose Interactive Exercises for Revising Business Prose
DVD Price: $75
History The Revising Prose Video has been used in colleges, universities, secondary schools, and government and business offices since 1980. It has proven itself an entertaining as well as useful introduction to prose revision at all levels. It uses kinetic typography to illustrate a simple, step-by-step, system for prose revision, the Paramedic Method.
The video has been widely purchased for private as well as institutional use. Some representative institutions where the video is in use: University of California, Berkeley
International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Carleton College Smith College Spelman College Reed College Fannie Mae Foundation, Washington, D.C. University of Colorado Northwestern University PNC Bank, Pittsburg, PA Graduate School of Management, DeVry University State of Montana Law Library Roger Williams University Law School
NYU American Language Institute University of Dayton University of Florida Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco, CA Texas A&M University. University of South Alabama
Brigham Young University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Boise School District, ID
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
National University of Singapore
University of Canberra, Australia University of Winnipeg, Canada
The Revising Prose book on which the video is based, now in its fourth edition, is currently used at over 225 colleges and universities in the United States.
The Revising Prose DVD also includes the Interactive Exercises developed for both the Revising Prose and Revising Business Prose books, as well as suggestions for classroom use. The chapterized DVD format allows the viewer to create a self-teaching interactive program by pausing the video at chosen points to work with the exercises.
NOTE: The VHS versions of the Revising Prose Video and the Revising Business Prose videos are no longer available.
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