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Designing effective Internet assignments in introductory technical communication courses

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1 Author(s)
P. Goubil-Gambrell ; Dept. of English, Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA

The article discusses how assignments using the Internet can be integrated in an introductory technical communication course without compromising two fundamental pedagogical goals of the course: teaching students how to gather data and how to evaluate it. Three traditional introductory technical communication course assignments (instructions, literature review, and analytical report) that utilize Internet resources to achieve these two goals are described

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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication  (Volume:39 ,  Issue: 4 )