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ERIC Number: EJ896969
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 21
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-1080-5699
Selections from the ABC 2009 Annual Convention, Portsmouth, Virginia
Whalen, D. Joel
Business Communication Quarterly, v73 n3 p343-363 Sep 2010
The "My Favorite Assignment" Session at the 2009 Association for Business Communication (ABC) annual convention in Portsmouth, Virginia, featured over a dozen teachers sharing pedagogical innovations in a fast-paced, 4-minute format designed by Dan Dietrich. The wide variety of ideas and techniques presented makes these sessions popular ABC convention events. This article catalogues 12 Favorite Assignments from the 2009 ABC convention. Each assignment is described including the following information: (1) Genre and purpose; (2) Overview of the assignment; (3) Target learners; (4) Learning objectives; (5) Time to complete the assignment; (6) Materials, equipment, and special considerations; (7) Evaluating outcomes/grading; and (8) Author biography and contact information.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia