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dc.contributor.authorPaulich, Katie
dc.contributor.authorShafer, Paige
dc.contributor.authorKofman, Chloe
dc.contributor.authorRichmond, Caitlin
dc.contributor.authorBleske-Rechek, April A.
dc.descriptionColor poster with text and graphs.en_US
dc.description.abstractScholars debate whether English instructors should devote focused attention to grammar usage and mechanics. On one hand, most grammar usage errors are superficial and do not impede readers’ understanding, and an emphasis on mastery of usage rules perpetuates a system in which certain forms of grammar usage may afford status and prestige. On the other hand, studies have illustrated that professionals perceive grammar usage errors as bothersome; more importantly, interviews with business professionals suggest that grammar usage errors might harm impressions of the writer as a person.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Office of Research and Sponsored Programsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUSGZE AS589;
dc.subjectQuestionable grammar usageen_US
dc.subjectEmployee selectionen_US
dc.subjectPersonality judgementen_US
dc.titleImmediate Hire or Immediate Rejection? : Grammar Usage Errors Taint Ratings of Applicants’ Writing, Employability, and Characteren_US

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