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ERIC Number: EJ893038
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-0883-2323
Developing Problem Solving and Communication Skills through Memo Assignments in a Management Science Course
Williams, Julie Ann Stuart; Reid, Randall C.
Journal of Education for Business, v85 n6 p323-329 2010
The authors describe how to structure a memo format for homework assignments in which a manager requests analysis of a particular issue from the student. The student must respond with a memo stating a recommendation and describing the solution approach. The results from using the memo format include improved student performance and professional writing on word-problem assignments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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