Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course
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This is an online magazine by Bovee & Thill, authors of the leading textbooks in business communication, published by Pearson, featuring resources for business communication and business writing instructors. For more information about Bovee & Thill texts and the exclusive, superior materials they provide for teaching a modern course, visit http://boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. For instructor examination copies, go to http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/texts. To find your local sales representative, visit http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/replocator. To contact the authors, send an email to hotline@boveeandthillbusinesscommunicationblog.com. To get a free Comprehensive Guide to Business Communication Instructional Resources, visit http://blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com/resources. Subscribe to a free weekly newsletter of new posts to all 11 of Bovee & Thill’s Online Magazines: http://sco.lt/8kgeVV.
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Professor Uses Twitter, Slack, and Zoom to Reach Generation Z Students

Professor Uses Twitter, Slack, and Zoom to Reach Generation Z Students | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it
Defined as those born after 1997, Generation Z is growing up in a world where smartphones, social media, and content-streaming are ubiquitous. And now that the oldest Gen Zers are attending college, they're rewriting the playbook for higher education.
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English Grammar 101: All You Need to Know

English Grammar 101: All You Need to Know | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

"Understanding the basic grammar rules is essential for communicating efficiently, but most of us have forgotten those concepts years ago.

 

"In order to solve this problem we decided to put together all the basic rules on a single page, so that you can use it as a refresher, or print it out for future reference."

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Nine Words and Phrases People Think Are Wrong--But Are Actually Correct

Nine Words and Phrases People Think Are Wrong--But Are Actually Correct | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Nine words and phrases people think are wrong, but are actually correct

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Three Decades of Innovation, Helping Instructors Prepare Students for the Contemporary Workplace

Three Decades of Innovation, Helping Instructors Prepare Students for the Contemporary Workplace | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Success in any medium depends on the ability to write effectively and efficiently. Learn how to give your students clear guidance with a proven three-step process that takes the uncertainly and frustration out of every writing project. . .

 

Order examination copies of Bovee and Thill textbooks (instructors only).

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Communication Ethics: How to Make Good Choices When Your Choices Aren't Clear

Every business communicator encounters situations that require ethical decision making. How can you be sure that you are making the right choice whenever you face one of these challenges? By following this four-step approach, you can be more confident that you are making the best possible choices, even in the most difficult circumstances.

 

A student version of this video is available.

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10 Internet Technologies Educators Should Be Informed About

10 Internet Technologies Educators Should Be Informed About | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

These Technologies Are Changing Education. Are You Familiar With Them?


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127 Top Business Jargon Examples--and How to Fix Them

127 Top Business Jargon Examples--and How to Fix Them | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

Skilled business writing rejects jargon. Yet, industry-specific phrases and buzzwords are very commonly used. Even the best writers can fall into the jargon trap if they’re not careful.

"Fortunately, by using the right perspective, you can be revise jargon out of your text or avoid it in the first place.

This article will highlight the perspective that is needed to easily identify confusing jargon. To start you off on your jargon hunt, we’ve also prepared our list of the top 127 jargon and gobbledygook examples in business writing."

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44 Everyday Phrases You Might Not Know You’ve Been Saying Incorrectly

44 Everyday Phrases You Might Not Know You’ve Been Saying Incorrectly | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

For example: Saying it wrong: “Suppository of information.” Doing it right: “Repository of information”

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“I’ve Tried Several Textbooks, and the Experience Revealed the Authors’ Biggest Mistake.”

The biggest mistake was insufficient revisions--a lack of focus on digital, social, and mobile in today’s texts. But there is one exception. Bovee and Thill. Full coverage of digital, social, and mobile.

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Answering Any Interview Questions: Three Vital Steps for Success

Job interviews are a stressful experience, but if you follow the vital steps described in this video, you’ll be more confident and more successful.

 

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Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning

Three Trends That Define the Future of Teaching and Learning | Teaching a Modern Business Communication Course | Scoop.it

In today’s dynamic classrooms, the teaching and learning process is becoming more nuanced, more seamless, and it flows back and forth from students to teachers. Here’s a look at current trends in teaching and learning, their implications, and changes to watch for.

The Future of Teaching & Learning: Three Trends

1. Collaborative
2. Tech-powered
3. Blended


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