Effective Communication

Author: Neil Thompson
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 135200223X
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Communication is the basis of so much of what happens in the workplace and indeed in our private lives. Without effective communication our lives are so much the poorer and with so many more problems. This book, now in an updated third edition, is therefore an important and valuable resource for anyone where success in their work depends on the quality of their interactions, whether face to face, in writing or electronically. Divided into two parts, the book focuses first on theoretical insights to provide a firm basis of understanding and then on practice issues. Written in Neil Thompson’s characteristically clear and accessible style, this important book provides an essential foundation for making sure that we are communicating with one another as effectively as possible.

A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Author: Lynn Machin
Publisher: Critical Publishing
ISBN: 1910391115
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A complete, all-in-one guide to the new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation. It offers an easy-to-understand structure, incorporates key information on reflective practice and study skills, and provides full coverage of all the mandatory units. Accessible language and a practical approach are combined with the required underpinning theory, and a range of useful learning features include clear objectives, key words, points for pre-flection, case studies and activities to check your understanding. This new second edition includes: • fully updated references to the Education and Training Foundation Professional Standards • revised chapters, amended throughout to reflect the latest thinking around further education • further reading and references updated in all chapters • links to the latest government legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice (2014). Written by the successful team who produced A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Author: Lynn Machin
Publisher: Critical Publishing
ISBN: 1910391808
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A new edition of this essential text for all those working towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Tailored to meet the demands of the new qualification and latest ETF Standards, it incorporates key information on reflective practice, study and research skills, and provides full coverage of all the mandatory units. Accessible language is combined with a critical approach that clearly relates practical examples to the required underpinning theory, and a range of useful learning features include key definitions, extended case studies, critical questions and chapter reflections. This second edition has been fully updated throughout and now includes additional material on critical thinking and a new chapter on technology enhanced teaching and learning.

Communicating for Results A Guide for Business and the Professions

Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111842167
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of business experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, will give you a competitive edge in any business situation--from the initial interview to making skilled presentations (complete with professional visual aids) to assuming a leadership role. In addition, you'll find online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with the concepts from the text give you a realistic glimpse into the business world. COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, is your opportunity to see how theory translates into practical action--and how that knowledge will help you improve your chance of career success! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing and Speaking in the Technology Professions

Author: David F. Beer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471444732
Format: PDF, ePub
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An updated edition of the classic guide to technical communication Consider that 20 to 50 percent of a technology professional's time is spent communicating with others. Whether writing a memo, preparing a set of procedures, or making an oral presentation, effective communication is vital to your professional success. This anthology delivers concrete advice from the foremost experts on how to communicate more effectively in the workplace. The revised and expanded second edition of this popular book completely updates the original, providing authoritative guidance on communicating via modern technology in the contemporary work environment. Two new sections on global communication and the Internet address communicating effectively in the context of increased e-mail and web usage. As in the original, David Beer's Second Edition discusses a variety of approaches, such as: * Writing technical documents that are clear and effective * Giving oral presentations more confidently * Using graphics and other visual aids judiciously * Holding productive meetings * Becoming an effective listener The new edition also includes updated articles on working with others to get results and on giving directions that work. Each article is aimed specifically at the needs of engineers and others in the technology professions, and is written by a practicing engineer or a technical communicator. Technical engineers, IEEE society members, and technical writing teachers will find this updated edition of David Beer's classic Writing and Speaking in the Technology Professions an invaluable guide to successful communication.

Effective Communication for the Technical Professions

Author: Jennifer MacLennan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780195444681
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Effective Communication for the Technical Professions is a core text aimed at the first- through third-year university and college levels. Using a theoretical and practical approach, this text is a concise guide to technical communication that helps students practise critical reading and analysis skills, technical writing, as well as develop communication skills employers value. By approaching communication as a human process that requires not only clarity of purpose, but also a strong sense of audience, the text is based on the premise that an understanding of basic rhetorical theory can enhance one's practical communication skills.

Communication

Author: Gjyn O'Toole
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729581004
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text introduces health sciences students to the various interpersonal communication skills that are commonly used within health settings to establish relationships with clients and fellow professionals, and improve therapeutic outcomes. It focuses on developing self awareness and skills for use in health settings and covers the types of scenarios commonly encountered in health settings that are rarely covered in generic professional communication texts. Perspectives and examples are drawn from a wide range of health professions. The book includes activities that will enable students to reflect on their experiences and practice using the skills. Ancillary package including MCQs Scenarios Reflection questions Health professions focus Specific chapters on - communicating with indigenous peoples Culturally appropriate communication Reflective practice Self awareness

Business Communication

Author: Zahed Mannan
Publisher: Saint Martin Publisher
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This textbook is suitable for university students and executives, and also for any person who wishes to gain a broad understanding of business communication and public speaking. Zahed Mannan examines both the historical roots, as well as contemporary theories of communication, to give the reader an introduction to the theory and practice of communication. He then applies the principles of communication to the public speaking context and guides the reader through the steps in the writing process. The book ends with a part that deals specifically real life examples of business communication. The text comprehensive topic coverage provides clear guidance for all communication practices in business and organizations. Centered on the ntion that business communication can influence the interpretation of issues and events, this text provides students and executives with practical tips, contemporary applications, and emphasized on realities of daily career life. BUSINESS COMMUNICATION has been written and designed to fulfill the requirements of current and future communication needs in the social and political context of Bangladesh, as well as the requirements of outcomes-based education. It is hoped that this book will meet the requirements of teaching, training and development program. Besides, the text will provide valuable guidance to any individual who is keen on improving his/her communication skills.

Evidence Based Practice Across the Health Professions

Author: Tammy Hoffmann
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729582272
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An expanded and revised new E-book edition of the respected evidence-based practice (EBP) foundation text. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book provides health professions students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become evidence-based clinicians. Years after its 2009 publication, Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions remains one of the few truly multidisciplinary evidence-based practice textbooks meeting the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in inter-professional courses. Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this key health textbook picks up where the first left off: demystifying the practice of finding and using evidence to inform decision-making across a range of professions and roles within the healthcare sector. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book covers an additional three health disciplines - now totalling 12 - and features a new chapter on the important role of organisations in promoting evidence-based practice. Additional new content includes a greater emphasis on reflection, new clinical scenarios and additional examples of systematic reviews. The authors’ focused, user-friendly approach helps students understand the importance and implications of evidence-based practice, and addresses the growing importance of collaborative practice and the reality of multidisciplinary health teams in the overall healthcare environment. Worked examples of a wide range of case scenarios and appraised papers (some are discipline-specific and others are multidisciplinary). Designed to be used by students from a wide range of health professions, thus facilitating the student’s ability to understand the needs of multi-disciplinary health-care teams in a real-life setting. Includes a detailed chapter on implementing evidence into practice and other topics that are not typically addressed in other texts, such as a chapter about how to communicate evidence to clients and another that discusses the role of clinical reasoning in evidence-based practice. Summary points at the end of each chapter. Supported by an Evolve resource package that contains revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. Three new health disciplines covered - human movement & exercise science, pharmacy and paramedicine - with new clinical scenarios. New chapter - Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Elsevier’s Evolve - an expanded suite of online assets to provide additional teaching and student resources. New examples of appraising and using systematic reviews of qualitative evidence (meta-synthesis). Nine new contributors including paramedicine, CAMS, qualitative EBP and nursing. New larger format and internal design.