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Academic Writing (Video)

Engaging with scholarship and academic research might seem intimidating at first, but it doesn’t have to be! Think about scholarship, or research, as a conversation where ideas are formed and debated.

Any academic experience is an opportunity for you to participate in the broad scholarly conversation. Watch this video to learn more about how your work contributes to this wider discussion.

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Understanding the Communication Need (Video)

To communicate effectively, you need to consider your communications’ purpose, audience, and content or topic.

While this is true for both written and verbal communication, this video will focus on how investigating these factors will help you determine what type of written communication to use, including the genre or style, format, and medium.

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Written Communication (Video)

When you communicate, you are sharing ideas or information. The message could be conveyed through a variety of formats, from an email or a letter to a book or research paper.

If you don’t communicate in a way your audience will understand or find engaging, you won't be able to effectively convey your message. This video will provide an overview of written communication and its advantages and disadvantages so you can choose the best type for your situation.

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Preparing for a Presentation (Video)

Presentations may seem overwhelming, but with the right steps in place to guide your progress, you easily can prepare to deliver your best one yet.

In this video, we’ll learn how to identify presentation skills in everyday experiences, examine questions we need to ask before preparing presentation content, and review strategies for structuring the presentation.

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Why Teamwork Matters (Video)

Teams are formed to solve problems, accomplish goals, and connect people of diverse backgrounds. The ability to work well with others is a valuable skill you can develop in and outside of school.

In this video, we’ll discuss the uses and benefits of working on a team.

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QUIZ: Writing and Communication Quiz

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