data collection by the creation of materials, for example, with software such as e-Prime
, acquisition of subjects, data collection and preparation of data for data analysis,3.
Professor Gozzi has also written book chapters in E-Prime
III, More E-Prime
, and Mass Media Effects across Cultures, as well as articles for Explorations in Media Ecology.
The new 6000 Series operates in conjunction with ASL's Software Development Kit (SDK), compatible with popular analytical and presentation software including MATLAB[R], E-Prime
, and Presentation.
As described by Cullen Murphy in the February 1992 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, E-Prime
has one simple but ambitious principle: Eradicate all forms of the verb "to be" from all language, written and spoken.
, a system of writing without the verb "to be," requires active voice and thus shows the true relationships between subjects and objects.
English Prime (or E-Prime
or E') refers to English without any form of the verb "to be.
General semantics extensional devices such as E-prime
and dating have been shown to help students write measurable goals that combat IFD disease (Maas, 2004).
From my own experience, practicing E-Prime
helps me and, I generalize, students of the discipline toward more consciousness of abstracting through heightened self-awareness.
First introduced in 1965 in the General Semantics Bulletin (Bourland, 1965/1966), E-Prime
continues to garner interest as a writing device for "attaining a kind of vigorous clarity" in our thinking (Bourland, 1989, p.