Advanced subject focusing on techniques, format, and prose style used in academic and professional life. Emphasis on writing as required in fields such as economics, political science, and architecture. Short assignments include: business letters, memos, and proposals that lead toward a written term project. Methods designed to deal with the special problems of those whose first language is not English. Successful completion satisfies Phase II of the Writing Requirement. This workshop is designed to help you write clearly, accurately and effectively in both an academic and a professional environment. In class, we analyze various forms of writing and address problems common to advanced speakers of English. We will often read one another's work.
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Soft Skills course FREE teacher resources and trial access to online course solution as well as a correlation to WI state standards (WCCTS). Resources available for:-Professionalism-Teamwork & Team Building-Problem Solving & Decision Making-Verbal Communication-Oral Communication
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An exploration of the role that communication plays in the work of the contemporary engineering and science professional. Emphasis is placed on analyzing how composition and publication contribute to work management and knowledge production, as well as the "how-to" aspects of writing specific kinds of documents in a clear style. Topics include: communication as organizational process, electronic modes such as e-mail and the Internet, the informational and social roles of specific document forms, writing as collaboration, the writing process, the elements of style, methods of oral presentation, and communication ethics. Case studies used as the basis for class discussion and some writing assignments. Several short documents, a longer report or article, and a short oral presentation are required.
Students utilize resumes, cover letters, and examples of their best work to develop an online portfolio. The goal of the portfolio is for students to use during the employment search process.
This course should prepare students to conduct a successful job search once they have graduated from the ESP program. Internships provide relevant real-world experiences and allow students to interact in a professional environment and gain experience networking. We will also discuss student's strengths, weaknesses, and skill sets while cultivating their ability to interview and relate their internship experience to the ESP curriculum. Students will complete a practice interview session and submit an updated cover letter and resume for review. Finally, upon completion of the online journal, they should have a robust writing sample, multiple internship related artifacts, and a updated resume they can use during their job search.
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Students will need to use their knowledge of a quality resume to discover a good, bad and ugly resume found online. This will help students look for key components of communication which are expected to belong on a quality resume.
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This is a great resource for a careers/marketing class to obtain a pulse for the local job market. It is a real world application in which students can match their skills to potential job openings. They can evaluate their portfolio and come up with an action plan to improve areas of need.
This assignment creating a personalized resume is targeted to 11-12 grade students in a Business Communications or Career course. Through this assignment, students will be creating a customized resume that allows them to stand out against other applicants. Their resume should be tailored to fit the needs of the school or company and position you are interested in.
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