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Discipline- or Field-Specific Graduate Course Communication Resources

Module by: The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication. E-mail the author

Although graduate students may have studied communication in their undergraduate programs, their advanced courses may introduce types of reports, such as literature reviews or presentations of published articles that are uncommon in undergraduate courses. The materials listed below offer brief but salient advice on how to succeed with such assignments.

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The preparation of these materials was funded through a generous grant from the Gordon and Mary Cain Foundation.

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