ERIC Number: EJ604697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Perceived Effects of Exaggeration in Recommendation Letters.
Ryan, Michael; Martinson, David L.
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v55 n1 p40-52 Spr 2000
Considers the dilemmas that college and university faculty members face when asked to write recommendation letters when the circumstances are sometimes difficult. Discusses five ways that inflated recommendations are harmful. Finds that journalism and mass communication faculty members perceive that recommendation letters written on behalf of students or faculty are inflated. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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