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Training and Development: The Intersection of Communication and Talent Development in the Modern Workplace highlights the amazing world of training and development (T&D) while exploring the two basic factors (training and performance improvement) related to it. Written by a unique combination of authors with education, communication and industrial/organizational psychology backgrounds, Training and Development is an informative, scholarly, and practical publication for undergraduate courses and professional use.
Author(s): Jason S Wrench
Casing Organizational Communication Demonstrates Communication Theory via Real-World Examples
One of the biggest challenges organizational communication instructors face is that most students have minimal or no corporate experience. As such, showing students how to apply the theoretical content of organizational communication, or how to employ the skills discussed in organizational communication, is quite difficult because they do not immediately see the utility.
Provide your students with a reasoning process that leads to good decision making in the fast paced world of public relations….
Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react and evaluate so that they develop transferable critical, analytical, problem focused skills that can be used in all workplace settings and life in general. The process enables students to apply theories and concepts that they are learning in an immediately applicable fashion. This maximizes retention.
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Casing Sport Communication applies the proven concept of active learning to undergraduate and entry-level graduate courses in sport communication.
Students engaged in case analysis learn to think, analyze, react, and evaluate so that they develop transferable critical, analytical, problem-focused skills that they can transfer to other situations in workplace settings and in life in general.
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Scared Speechless: Communication Apprehension, Avoidance, and Effectiveness by Virginia P. Richmond, Jason S. Wrench, and James C. McCroskey examines the most widespread communication problem in our society, shyness, defining the issue and exploring why it occurs.
Intended for those people who are “scared speechless” in some or most environments, the new seventh edition provides various methods that have been developed to help people overcome apprehension and anxiety about communicating.
Author(s): Jason Nichols
African American Journey is a concise history of African Americans. It tells a story of perseverance and triumph in the face of enormous obstacles and challenges. Readers will learn about key figures and events that help shape the United States and the world.
Physics was most likely the first discipline. Humans had to figure out how the world worked rather quickly if we wanted to survive. We had to learn Astronomy pretty fast too because we lived on a planet that tried to kill you every 12 months. After a bright, warm summer, with lots to eat, the Sun retreated and the weather got cold. Humans would have frozen and starved if we did not get smart and notice the patterns of nature.