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ERIC Number: EJ1035520
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Pages: 21
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2329-4922
Selections from the ABC 2013 Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana. Part II: All That Favorite Assignment Jazz--Message Packaging and Delivery, Job Interviews, and On-the-Job Communication
Whalen, D. Joel
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, v77 n3 p330-350 Sep 2014
This article, the second in a two-part series, catalogs teaching innovations presented at the 2013 Association for Business Communication Annual Convention, New Orleans. They were presented during the My Favorite Assignment session. The 11 Favorite Assignments featured here offer the reader a variety of learning experiences, including collaborative teamwork, debate, budgets, cross-cultural communication, report writing, persuasion, not-for-profit organization, client communication, and writing funding proposals. Additional teaching materials--including instructions to students, stimulus materials, slides, grading rubrics, frequently asked questions, and sample student projects--are posted on the Association for Business Communication web page The eleven "Favorite Assignments" presented in this article are as follows: (1) Documenting Potential Sexual Harassment (Gloria Campbell); (2) The Mock Interview Fishbowl (D. Dina Friedman); (3) Action Verb B-I-N-G-O (Susan E. Hall); (4) Informational Career Interview and Roundtable Discussion (Cynthia M. Hofacker); (5) Sharing Your Strengths (John Krajicek); (6) Tinkering with Toys in Business Communication (Bill McPherson); (7) The Self-Introduction Exhibit (Clive Muir); (8) Completing a Usability Test: Can "Real Users" Use Your Product? (Cheri Crenshaw); (9) Rhetoric and Body Language in Business Communication (Ana Lucia Magalhaes); (10) Teaching Audience and Tone to Business Writing Students (Tammy Rice-Bailey); and (11) The Power of One (Catherine H. Zizik).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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