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Unformatted text preview: indicate that the ability to write is usually important or critical when a man is considered for advancement . 80.5 percent of the respondents feel that technical writing should be required of all engineering students and 16 percent feel that it should be an elective with all students encouraged to take it. They feel that the main emphasis in such courses should be on teaching students to analyze a writing situation and produce a cleat, direct, logically developed communication to meet the reader's needs without burdening him with extraneous material or long-winded verbiage. Special emphasis should be placed on the need for clarity and ready comprehensibility ....
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- Spring '09