Thursday, September 23, 2004

Deteriorating writing skills

Businesses are looking to hire better writers.

I don't doubt that writing skills are lacking, but I'm tired of hearing that it's e-mail's fault:
“E-mail relaxes writing. Students run their thoughts together, don’t punctuate, don’t capitalize or use correct grammar. Quite simply, they don’t change their style for audience,” Scott said.
That's Becca Scott, assistant director of the Virginia Tech Career Services Center.


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