320 W11Sec3

320 W11Sec3 - MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATIONS 320 Written &...

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MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATIONS 320 Winter 2011 – Section 3 (324 TNRB) INSTRUCTOR: Gayle Rockwood Office: TNRB 650 (mailbox in TNRB 590) Home Phone: 801.489.4562 E-mail: gaylerock@aol.com Office Hours: Monday: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (or by appointment) TEACHING ASSISTANT : Griffin Buckley Office: TNRB 650 Cell Phone: 860-712-5505 E-mail: mongoliagbuck@gmail.com Office Hours: Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. COURSE OBJECTIVE : Develop the ability to create effective written and oral communications for professional organizations. REQUIRED TEXTBOOK : Writing and Speaking for Business, Baker [referred to as W & S ] COURSE EVALUATION : Your final grade will be based upon four types of performance: 1. Quizzes and Exams Announced and unannounced quizzes Grammar exam Final exam 2. Written Assignments There are a number of written assignments given during the semester. Your grade will be based upon content, organization, writing, and design (DOCS). [See attached “Rubric for Evaluating Writing.”] However, some assignments will just be given completion points. Higher grades are received when OABC (opening, agenda, body, and closing) and HATS (headings, art, typography, and spacing) principles are applied in your written work. 3. Oral Assignments There are four opportunities to present orally in front of the class. The first (introduction) will not count for points. The other three will count for points and include: the grammar group presentation, the team report, and the magazine article oral presentation. [See attached “Rubric for Evaluating Oral Presentations.”] 4. Class Participation You will receive credit for class citizenship, which includes attendance, class attentiveness, and participation. SKILL OBJECTIVES : At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 1. Compose business text that is clear, correct, complete, compelling, and organized. 2. Comply with generally accepted grammar rules and business writing style. 3. Create effective business graphics and implement effective visual layout and design principles. 4. Give effective oral reports with appropriate visual support. 1
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CLASS PROCEDURES AND POLICIES: Assignments are due in class. Unless otherwise indicated, assignments must be turned in during class on the date due or they will be considered late. Late assignments . Your score will be reduced by 10% for each day or partial day late for the first five days late (up to 50% deducted). After 50% has been deducted, there is no further penalty. Please see me for exceptions such as those caused by emergency situations (births, deaths, etc.). Free late days
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