Teaching Technical Communication

Critical Issues for the Classroom by James M. Dubinsky

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin"s

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  • Composition & Creative Writing - Academic,
  • Technical Writing,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language
The Physical Object
Number of Pages654
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Open LibraryOL9429536M
ISBN 100312412045
ISBN 109780312412043

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