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Find information on writing assignment management, outlines, and audiences.

You have a writing assignment for a class at University of Maryland Global Campus. Now what? You've come to the right place for advice on getting started with your writing assignment.

Managing Assignments
Learn how planning your assignments at the start ensures a smoother writing process.

Prewriting and Outlining
Get tips on developing and outlining your topic.

Writing for an Audience
Learn how to identify your audience and craft your writing to meet their needs.

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