bullying, English writing, written communication, memorandum
The article focuses on discussing the implications of bullying in writing when teaching professional writing in English classrooms. It states some of the forms of bullying include through memorandums with threatening and aggressive languages, forwarded emails aiming to embarrass, and general directives. The authors relate their experiences of being bullied and as a bully to others. It presents examples to help students consider issues related the audience, format, and timing in writing.
Source Publication Title
National Council of Teachers of English
Bush, Jonathan and Zuidema, Leah A., "Professional Writing in the English Classroom: Are You a Writing Bully? Considerations for Teachers and Students" (2012). Faculty Work Comprehensive List. 50.