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Unformatted text preview: What makes successful communication? This is what IDS 290 is about It IS a writing class, but it's more... Everything you write in here will be applicable to your future Having good communicatio n skills will earn you promotions Having good communicatio n skills will give you opportunities Work for the grade, because it's what you're used to doing, But remember, the skills you take away from this class Good communicatio n - written and oral - uses the tools you've Clearly expressing your position on a topic Research to back up your opinion and provide accurate Organizing your information and ideas into a whole that But it is more... To communicate successfully with ANYONE You first need to know with whom you are communicatin g The first and most important aspect of successful Knowing your audience. Knowing your audience tells you a everything about how to Knowing your audience tells you How much information to give What kind of language to use How to organize your ideas and information so that your When you know your audience, you know everything The second aspect of successful communicatio n is knowing What you want your audience to do with what you have told Everything in this class is based on those two main ideas: Know your audience and know your purpose in communicatin If there is any great secret of success in life, it lies in the ability to put yourself in the other person's place and to see things from his point of view - as well as ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2010 for the course IDS 290 taught by Professor Lycan during the Spring '06 term at San Diego State.
- Spring '06