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Marcel, Mary – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
Alumni are an underutilized resource for input on the oral presentation skills employees need at work and what should be taught in oral-presentation-focused business communication courses. Yet they are in a unique position to assess the utility of what they learned and recommend coursework changes. In survey responses, 1,610 business alumni who…
Descriptors: Alumni, Public Speaking, Employees, Business Communication
Rosenstein, Carole – National Endowment for the Arts, 2010
This report complements a national survey of outdoor arts festivals (see "Live from Your Neighborhood: A National Study of Outdoor Arts Festivals, Volume One: Summary Report") by focusing on seven case study festivals: Houston International Festival; Piccolo Spoleto; Lowell Folk Festival; Santa Fe Indian Market; Chicago Jazz Festival;…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Recreational Activities, National Surveys, Opportunities
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Obaidi, Jabbar Al-A.; Lamb-Williams, Christopher; Mordas, Victoria – International Journal of Instructional Media, 2004
As the media progresses and grows it creates more information and new mediums for users to access information. With this growth it becomes increasingly more difficult for users to decipher which medium should be used to access information. Each medium offers both positive and negative aspects; some are more accurate when reporting news, while…
Descriptors: College Students, Internet, Student Surveys, Media Literacy
Drucker, Susan J.; Hunold, Janice Platt – 1987
Coverage of the New Bedford Massachusetts "Big Dan's Tavern Rape Trial" by Cable News Network (CNN) television cameras was ostensibly for educational purposes, to examine how rape victims are treated in court and how the judicial process works in general. However, the sensational nature of the trial strongly suggests that it was…
Descriptors: Audiences, Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Mass Media Effects