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ENGL 387: Technical Report Writing - Rowse: Home


  1. What sorts of professional publications exist in your field? Are there both scholarly/academic publications and publications for other parts of the profession? What are the most important ones? Review academic publications and do the following:
    • Describe and analyze the writing style quoting from the publications
    • Analyze and discuss the rhetorical situation
    • Talk about the type of information included in the publications
    • Explain the citation system/s used
    • In the writing that you see, explain what sort of research and evidence seem to be important, valued, or required
    • Discuss the sorts of requirements for publication (found within the journals)
    • Discuss which publications are print, online, or both
    • Attach some examples to your final (just a few pages; you don’t need whole pieces)

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