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Effective Communication for Science and Technology

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 208
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Macmillan Study Skills

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22 March 2001

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Students nowadays don't just need subject knowledge - they need to communicate well, by writing clear, well-structured reports and by presenting their information in a professional way to an audience.
This friendly, readable...

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Students nowadays don't just need subject knowledge - they need to communicate well, by writing clear, well-structured reports and by presenting their information in a professional way to an audience.This friendly, readable book guides science and technology students through all the communication involved in a typical course, from the first assignment to the final project report or dissertation. Detailed help and support is given, with lots of examples and practical advice, including how to apply for a job and succeed at an interview. Above all, this book will give its readers confidence that they can communicate effectively and get credit for their writing and speaking skills.

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Offers original guidance on different approaches to reading and notetaking
Combines 'real life' examples with practical advice on presentations, writing reports, exams and dissertations
Provides relevant and uptodate advice on CVs and interview techniques
Written in an informal and friendly style

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO WRITING AND SPEAKING Introduction
PART TWO: WRITING SKILLS Listening, Reading and Making Notes
Good Style and Presentation
Writing Reports and Dissertations
PART THREE: SPEAKING SKILLS Working as Part of a Group
Preparing Notes and Visual Aids
Delivery and Non-Verbal Communication
Surviving the Viva
PART FOUR: APPLYING FOR A JOB Preparing a CV and Job Application
The Successful Job Interview
Index.
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JOAN VAN EMDEN has taught Communication Studies, in particular the skills of writing and presenting technical material, at the University of Reading for over 20 years. In 1990 she launched The Jove Centre, a consultancy specialising in teaching these skills to managers in engineering companies throughout the UK. Joan is in demand as a speaker and an advisor on company documentation and presentations to clients. She is the author of A Handbook of Writing for Engineers.

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JOAN VAN EMDEN has taught Communication Studies, in particular the skills of writing and presenting technical material, at the University of Reading for over 20 years. In 1990 she launched The Jove Centre, a consultancy specialising in teaching these skills to managers in engineering companies throughout the UK. Joan is in demand as a speaker and an advisor on company documentation and presentations to clients. She is the author of A Handbook of Writing for Engineers.

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