Master's Degree

Spring 2022 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.

Jeff Miller

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.


Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation
Lunenburg, F. C., & Irby, B. J.
Edition: 2009
ISBN: 13: 978-141294225
Publisher: Corwin Press

The Elements of Style
Strunk, W., & White, E. B.
Edition: 4
ISBN: 13: 978-02053090
Publisher: Pearson

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Edition: 2019
ISBN: 13: 978143383217

Course Access
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.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

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