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6-12 Education College & Career

Fundamentals of Business Communication

By: Sherry J. Roberts
ISBN: 978-1-60525-472-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2012
Subject: Communication
Grade Level: 9-12
Description
Fundamentals of Business Communication takes an integrated approach to learning. As many skills are vital to the communication process, each is addressed together and individually. A unit on grammar reinforces the basic knowledge needed to structure words appropriately. Features, such as Cases, Business Ethics, and Business Protocol, are provided at the point of coverage to provide a clearer understanding of topics.
  • Skills associated with the college and career readiness concepts of reading, writing, listening, and speaking are applied in context to increase student understanding.
  • The Careers and Communication feature provides an overview of the 16 career clusters and the impact of communication skills on each occupational area.
  • Data files available on the student companion website provide additional exercises to provide practice and reinforce learning.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
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Text 476 978-1-60525-472-2 $99.96 $74.97
Fundamentals of Business Communication takes an integrated approach to learning. As many skills are vital to the communication process, each is addressed together and individually. A unit on grammar reinforces the basic knowledge needed to structure words appropriately. Features, such as Cases, Business Ethics, and Business Protocol, are provided at the point of coverage to provide a clearer understanding of topics.
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Student Workbook 144 978-1-60525-473-9 $24.00 $18.00
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Teacher's Annotated Workbook 144 978-1-60525-623-8 $80.00 $60.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-60525-474-6 $260.00 $195.00 *
This Teacher's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Teacher's Resources. The Teacher's Resources in a PDF version, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer
  • Lesson Plans. Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word — quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format
  • Teacher's Annotated Workbook. Provides solutions to the Student Workbook as they appear on the student's page
  • Related Web Links.Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites


System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 890 test questions 978-1-60525-475-3 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This CD includes 18 test banks with a total of 890 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Blackboard Files: Prepackaged ZIP files for Blackboard 6-7 and 7+ are located on the root directory of the CD.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 650 slides 978-1-60525-517-0 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 18 chapters, comprising over 650 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Site License 650 slides 978-1-60525-518-7 $600.00 $450.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 18 chapters, comprising over 650 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Communicating for Success
1. Understanding the Communication Process
2. Communicating in a Global Society
3. Using Technology to Communicate
4. Communicating and Working in Teams
Unit 2: Grammar Basics for Successful Communication
5. Improving Grammar Skills
6. Improving Grammar Mechanics
Unit 3: Writing for Successful Communication
7. Writing as a Process
8. Writing Style
9. Formatting Letters, Memos, and E-mail
10. Writing Effective Business Communication
Unit 4: Speaking for Successful Communication
11. Speaking Informally
12. Giving Presentations
13. Using Digital Media
Unit 5: Listening and Reading for Successful Communication
14. Listening with a Purpose
15. Reading with a Purpose
Unit 6: Writing for Successful Business Purposes
16. Writing and Interviewing for Employment
17. Writing Reports
18. Using Visual Aids
Look Inside
Text
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Chapter 8 (PDF, 996 KB)
PDF
Chapter 9 (PDF, 1.32 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Communication)
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Chapter 8 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Communication)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Communication)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 9 (PPS, 4.97 MB)
Companion Website
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View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Communication)
Correlations
Georgia
New Mexico
Tennessee
Texas
PDF
Business English (PDF, 498 KB)
About the Author(s)

Sherry J. Roberts - has been teaching for over 25 years, 14 of which were as a business education teacher at the secondary level. Dr. Roberts currently teaches business communication in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University. With a research focus of online communication, Dr. Roberts has published in several professional journals. She has presented on the subjects of instructional technology, personal finance, communication, and business education at the international, national, regional, and state levels. In 2004, Dr. Roberts received the Teacher Educator of the Year award from the Arkansas Business Education Association, and in 2009 she received the Collegiate Teacher of the Year award from the Southern Business Education Association. She served as the president of the Southern Business Education Association in 2010. Dr. Roberts was named the 2010–2011 Bridgestone/Firestone Distinguished Assistant Professor for the Jennings A. Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University.