Written Communication


WRITTEN COMMUNICATION is the practice of creating and refining messages that educated readers will value. People with a general education use thoughtful writing processes to develop effective written materials for a variety of audiences and purposes, entering larger discussions by using formats and conventions that are important to their readers.

Students will be able to:

  • Develop content that is appropriate to the specific disciplinary or professional context.
  • Organize written material to suit the purposes of the document and meet the needs of the intended audience.
  • Express ideas using language that meets the needs and expectations of the intended audience.
  • Use conventions of grammar, punctuation, usage, formatting, citation, and documentation appropriate to the specific writing situation.

For more information about the General Education Program skill goal of WRITTEN COMMUNICATION, visit: https://www.gvsu.edu/gened/student-learning-outcomes-79.htm



Fred Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Authors - From the menu item Support for Writing Instruction, you will find a plethora of resources. 

Supplemental Writing Skills - A collection of resources from the Writing Across the Curriculum program.

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