Master's Degree

Course Information
Technical Communication

Course Description
This course focuses on audience identification, writing, editing, formatting and production of social science-based materials for publication. Much of the course content is in the context of developing the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the master's thesis or other research manuscript. Principles include communicating information relevant to human subject research in agriculture, natural resources, and life sciences to research peers.
Contacts
Instructor

Jeff Miller
jdmiller@uark.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

The Elements of an Effective Dissertation & Thesis
Calebrese, R. L.
ISBN: 978-1578863501
Publisher: R&L Education

Writing a successful Thesis or Dissertation
Lunenburgh, F., & Irby, B. J.
ISBN: 9781412942256
Publisher: Corwin Press

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Edition: 7th
ISBN: 978-1-4338-3217-8

The Elements of Style
Strunk, W., & White, E. B.
ISBN: 978-0205309023
Publisher: Pearson


Course Access
 
About 3 - 4 weeks before the semester starts, they will receive an email inviting them to the University of Arkansas organization. If students do not have a Microsoft account, they will have to create one. Students taking a course taught by the University of Arkansas will be granted access to the University of Arkansas course management system, Blackboard. An email will be sent to the email address provided by the student's home university with detailed instructions about procedures for logging into Blackboard and the online course. If students have not received the invite they can contact the University of Arkansas campus coordinator, Madison Fielding. If they are having trouble with logging into Blackboard, they can contact our IT Help Desk at 479-575-4357.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

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