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Day 1 Bus Comm - MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen How will we...

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DAY 1: INTRODUCTION TO MCOM 320 1/4/2011 1 MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen Today’s Agenda 1/4/2011 2 Why are we here? Where are we going? Who are we going with? How will we get there? How hard will it be? MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen
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Why are we here? 1/4/2011 3 Teach decision- making and problem-solving skills. Provide tools, skills, and practice to clearly articulate items in #1. MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen 10 20 30 40 50 0 1/4/2011 MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen 4 Written Communication Critical Thinking Planning Oral Communication Marketing/Sales Public Relations Percentage of employers dissatisfied with competencies of their employees.
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Role of Writing 1/4/2011 6 The most important ideas end up in written form. Writing provides analysis, justification, documentation, and discipline. Writing is a career sifter. Managers do a lot of their own writing and editing. MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen “The greatest problem in communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished.” — GEORGE BERNARD SHAW 1/4/2011 7
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Unformatted text preview: MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen How will we get there? 1/4/2011 11 b How hard will it be? b Are there any rules? “There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.” —Isaac D’Israeli (1766-1848) b No Guessing b Awareness and Choice b Be nice MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen 1/4/2011 MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen 12 Brand Yourself! Assignment: Due Jan. 11 1. Buy book (or drop class). 2. READ the following in WSB : • WSB Ch. 2 (pp. 17-18 and 23-the end); Ch. 3 (pp. 35-the end) • Appendix sections Words, Sentence Basics • Take the practice quizzes at the end of each grammar section 3. TYPE & BRING to class Ch. 2 Activity 1 4. TYPE & BRING to class Ch. 3 Activity 6 5. Be prepared for: • Spelling quiz over the words on p. 157 1/4/2011 MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen 14...
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Day 1 Bus Comm - MCOM 320 Section 25 Willardsen How will we...

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