ERIC Number: EJ991674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Writing Well as an Essential Skill for Professionals in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism: Why Do We Need It and How Do We Do It?
Wells, Mary Sarah; Piatt, Jennifer A.; Paisley, Karen P.
Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, v27 n2 p14-21 2012
Although writing is an important skill for all professionals, many students in parks, recreation, and tourism do not see the relevance of learning and applying the skills of writing well in parks, recreation, and tourism courses. This article outlines the reasons good writing is beneficial for students and provides concrete guidelines for how they can improve their writing. These tips include structuring an argument, using proper grammar, synthesizing ideas, rewriting, and presenting content professionally. After reading this article, students will be able to understand what it takes to become a good writer and will have the motivation to apply these skills both in the classroom and in professional settings.
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