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Professional Communication

By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
ISBN: 978-1-63126-128-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2017
Subject: Communication
Grade Level: 9-12
Description
Professional Communication helps meet the challenges of today's digital world, where communication is more important than ever. The basics of writing, speaking, listening, and reading are carefully interwoven into each chapter, enabling the application of English/language arts skills in context. Contemporary topics, such as technical writing and writing for social media, integrate the writing process and digital techniques to develop expertise that is needed for the workplace. Portfolio development activities provide an opportunity to create a personal portfolio to use when applying for college, a community service position, or a job.
  • The correlation of Professional Communication to Precision Exams Business Communication exams prepares students for certification testing.
  • Communication videos bring the content to life and illustrate how professional communication skills are used in the real world.
  • Digital citizenship is explained in detail to prepare students for professional responsibilities in school and in a career.
  • Exploring Communication Careers examines a wide variety of opportunities in the Arts, A/V & Communication career cluster.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
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Text 512 978-1-63126-128-2 $106.64 $79.98
Professional Communication helps meet the challenges of today's digital world, where communication is more important than ever. The basics of writing, speaking, listening, and reading are carefully interwoven into each chapter, enabling the application of English/language arts skills in context. Contemporary topics, such as technical writing and writing for social media, integrate the writing process and digital techniques to develop expertise that is needed for the workplace. Portfolio development activities provide an opportunity to create a personal portfolio to use when applying for college, a community service position, or a job.
  • The correlation of Professional Communication to Precision Exams Business Communication exams prepares students for certification testing.
  • Communication videos bring the content to life and illustrate how professional communication skills are used in the real world.
  • Digital citizenship is explained in detail to prepare students for professional responsibilities in school and in a career.
  • Exploring Communication Careers examines a wide variety of opportunities in the Arts, A/V & Communication career cluster.
Workbook 156 978-1-63126-132-9 $24.00 $18.00
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. 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.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-133-6 $266.64 $199.98 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Resource Materials. Includes an introduction and overview of the teaching material, best practices and classroom strategies, assessment rubrics, and correlations to national certification standards in PDF format.
  • Chapter Resources. Material provided for each chapter of the text includes:
    • Textbook Answer Keys for review questions and activities in PDF format.
    • Student Workbook Answer Keys in PDF format.
    • Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
    • Activity File Solutions in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, Adobe® Reader® (free download).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 950 questions 978-1-63126-134-3 $252.00 $189.00 *
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 product includes 19 test banks with a total of 950 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7 or Windows® 8 (32 or 64 bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 800 slides 978-1-63126-135-0 $244.00 $183.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint® format for each of the 19 chapters, comprising over 800 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Communication for a Digital Society
1. Professional CommunicationIntroduction to Professional CommunicationCommunicating Effectively
2. Communicating in the WorkplaceDiversity in the WorkplaceTeams
3. Digital CitizenshipCommunicating in a Digital SocietyWorkplace EthicsHistory of Communication
Unit 2 Writing Basics
4. Grammar SkillsSentencesNouns, Pronouns, and AdjectivesVerbs and AdverbsConjunctions, Prepositions, and Interjections
5. Grammar MechanicsPunctuationCapitalization and NumbersStructure and Word Choice
6. Writing ProcessPreparing to WriteExecuting the Writing Plan
7. Writing StyleStyle and ToneSentence Style
Unit 3 Writing Professional Communication
8. Writing Professional MessagesMessages That Inform or InstructMessages That Request or Persuade
9. Formatting Professional MessagesFormatting LettersFormatting Memos and E-mails
10. Writing for Specialized PurposesWriting Technical DocumentsWriting for Social Media
11. Writing ReportsPlanning and ResearchFormal and Informal Reports
12. Document DesignUsing Visuals to CommunicateDesktop Publishing Basics
Unit 4 Speaking and Presenting
13. Informal and Formal PresentationsSpeaking in the WorkplaceFormal Presentations
14. Delivering PresentationsDeveloping a Slide PresentationPreparing and Evaluating the Presentation
15. Enhancing a Presentation with Digital MediaDigital Media BasicsCreating Digital Media Presentations
Unit 5 Listening and Reading
16. Listening with a PurposeListening Is a SkillActive Listeners
17. Reading with a PurposeReading SkillsReading Techniques
Unit 6 Career Success
18. Career PlanningChoosing a CareerPlanning for Your Education
19. Writing for EmploymentRésumésCover Messages and Job ApplicationsJob Interviews and the Employment Process
Look Inside
Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Communication)
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Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Communication)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 1.73 MB)
Companion Website
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Correlations
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Speech
Precision Exams
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
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PDF
Business Communication (PDF, 364 KB)
About the Author(s)

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher - For nearly 100 years, Goodheart-Willcox has focused exclusively on providing quality instructional resources for Career and Technical Education. G-W textbooks, available in print and digital formats, provide the most relevant content at an exceptional value to prepare students for successful careers. As always, our products are backed by personal service and time-saving Instructor Resources to meet your needs. G-W is the premier textbook publisher for Technical, Trades, and Technology; Family & Consumer Sciences; Business, Marketing & Career Education; Health Sciences; Agricultural Education; and Health Education.