Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Writing

Theses/Dissertations

Virginia Commonwealth University

Education Economics

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Education

Write To Work: The Use And Importance Of Writing As Perceived By Business Leaders, Clay Aschliman Jan 2016

Write To Work: The Use And Importance Of Writing As Perceived By Business Leaders, Clay Aschliman

Theses and Dissertations

The relation of English Language Arts (ELA) to the economy has played a historic role in educational policy, persisting to today’s corporate reform movement. It is, however, an area that remains under-researched. This study builds upon the limited existing literature base with a systematic replication of the College Board’s National Commission on Writing for America’s Families, Schools, and Colleges’ (NCW) 2004 report, “Writing: A Ticket to Work…Or a Ticket Out.” The guiding research questions for this study are 1) How important is writing in the workplace? 2) Is writing an important hiring consideration? 3) What kind ...