Communication Skills, 2nd edition
A Guide for Engineering & Applied Science Students

By John Davies
February 2001
Pearson Education
ISBN: 0130882941
184 pages
$67.50 Paper Original

This book is meant to be a student-friendly, useful, and informal guide to help engineering and applied science students become better communicators. It is the only British book to cover the communication skills students will need in both their academic and professional careers. Its pedagogy features examples of good practice, checklists and self-assessment tests.

1. Introduction 2. Words 3. Sentences 4. Grammar and Style 5. The Writing Process 6. Technical Information 7. Internet Information and Email 8. Laboratory Reports 9. Essays and Exam Answers 10. Reports 11. Proposals, Specifications and Manuals 12. Final Year Project Reports 13. Spoken Presentations 14. Group Work and Meetings 15. Letters 16. CVs and Applications 17. Interviews 18. What Next?

" Provides practical, straight-forward help " Gives advice specifically needed by engineering and applied science students (e.g. clarity, precision, words in partnership with visuals) " Web links to facilitate information gathering. " Sources of online help for communication. " Additional self-help tests.

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