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Waner, Karen K.; Winter, Janet K. – 1992
This paper discusses the problems surrounding intercultural business communication as well as approaches to teaching college level business students appropriate communication skills for intercultural settings. Considered are the classification of countries by cultural context, i.e. how large a role culture, social values, and traditional social…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness
O'Rourke, James S., IV – 1992
This paper argues the importance of preparing business managers for a global marketplace and addresses who is responsible for the training and how to go about it. The establishment of an MBA (Master of Business Administration)-level course in intercultural communication is examined. Areas discussed involve determining what the goals of the course…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Communication Skills, Course Content, Cultural Awareness
Rancifer, Jesse L. – 1995
This paper presents classroom management practices that can be used to avoid the "revolving classroom door." In the revolving classroom door, misbehaving students are sent to the principal, and eventually returned to the classroom with no gains in student behavior or opportunity for learning. The paper begins by discussing the meaning of classroom…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Educational Environment, Educational Planning
D'Emidio-Caston, Marianne – 1993
This paper describes a simulation activity, which was coupled with Confluent/Gestalt meta-processing, that was designed to address the affective component of a mathematics procedures class for preservice teachers. The activity consisted of an explanation and demonstration for teacher educators. It is argued that a reconstruction of disposition…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Attitude Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Gestalt Therapy
Lam, Kwan-Yau – 1993
The purpose of this paper is to introduce to school teachers and students resources on the Internet, and to provide updated information on selected resources. Following background information on the development of the Internet, its educational potentials are discussed, including resources for preparation of teaching materials, access for children…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Journals, Electronic Publishing
Kaufman, Scott Paul; Hunter, Donna – 1991
All individuals desiring employment as substitute teachers for the Oklahoma City Public Schools are required to attend a professional substitute teacher institute. Certified and noncertified applicants are eligible; retired teachers who have been employed within the previous 3 years are exempt. Curriculum and instruction for the institute,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Job Training
Winter, Janet K.; Winter, Esther J. – 1992
This paper addresses the many uses of the writing portfolio in general education at the college level, particularly in classrooms teaching business communication. It describes what elements could be contained within a portfolio, the role the portfolio can play in the assessment process, and the pedagogical implications of a class that is organized…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Cultural Awareness, Evaluation Methods
Sondak, Eileen M.; Sondak, Norman E. – 1992
This paper first examines the reasons for the lack of interest in international communication in required introductory business communications courses at schools of higher education. It then describes the effort to incorporate the principles and practices of global communications in an introductory business communication course in San Diego…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills
Duenk, Lester G. – 1983
Trade and industrial educators were pioneers in the development and practice of occupational analysis as utilized in curriculum development and improvement. In the 1940s, Verne C. Fryklund refined the existing system of occupational analysis and introduced it into public school industrial arts educational programs. The basic concept of Fryklund's…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Comparative Analysis, Competence, Competency Based Education