HSH Presents: What Employers Want: Writing in UHCL's Top Four Majors
The College of Human Sciences and Humanities is pleased to present a video lecture series to highlight faculty research that is directly responsive to pressing social issues. The next video series will focus on writing and will held on:
Monday, March 1
In this presentation, Assistant Professor of Writing Dr. Lorie Jacobs will present preliminary data of employers' expectations of writing in the workplace. The research team interviewed professionals in UHCL's top four majors. Initial findings suggest employers prefer graduates with strong communication skills over technical skills and that written communication is essential for career advancement. This data has significant implications for UHCL's curriculum, emphasizing the need to integrate meaningful, professional writing opportunities throughout major coursework. This presentation will present findings and explore curricular solutions.