“I’m never going to need this class.” “This course is completely irrelevant to my major.” English and writing instructors hear comments like these every day. No matter how much instructors try to convince students that writing is an integral part of their future careers, they choose not to believe them.
This video presentation goes straight to the proverbial horses’ mouths. Professionals like bankers, engineers, software designers, and veterinary services say the role of writing in the workplace is critical in conveying clear and concise communications within their respective fields. See also examples of the typical types of writing that those who plan careers in these fields can expect to produce regularly.