“Students reported having improved their levels of confidence in their communications skills and having improved important skills to prepare them for the workforce.” (p.8) “All survey participants also reported improved practical skills as a result of their experiential exercises. In particular, they reported feeling more confident in their abilities with layout and design software as well as with the interpersonal skills required to be successful in a publication project.” (p.10)
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