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Course Title

Workplace Writing; Technical Communication

Course Number

WRIT 3140, TCOM 2110

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Publication Date

Summer 2017


University System of Georgia


technical writing, technical communication


Technical and Professional Writing

Sexy Technical Communication