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|Additional Physical Format:||Originally produced:
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), 2010
|Material Type:||Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.|
|Notes:||Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"Students who've had a hard time with term papers and essay questions may be shocked to learn how much their postgraduation world revolves around writing. This program shows how effective written communication is possible for anyone, even those who struggle to complete a simple fax or e-mail. Methods for improvement include gauging the needs of the reader, keeping prose short and simple, emphasizing benefits, avoiding jargon and overblown language, employing a confident yet respectful tone, and more. Viewable/printable discussion questions are available online. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. Part of the series Communication Essentials. (23 minutes)."
|Credits:||Producer and script writer, Diane Morris ; executive producers, Diana Sole Walko, Craig Claudin, Brad Kloza ; videographers, Doug Morris and Wesley Poole ; editors, Doug Morris and Ward Hiney.|
|Performer(s):||Host, Penny Sheppard.|
|Description:||1 streaming video (24 min.).|
|Details:||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Contents:||Why are Writing Skills Important? (2:55) --
Getting Started (4:47) --
Writing It Down (3:03) --
Active Versus Passive Voice (2:20) --
Tone (4:21) --
|Series Title:||Communication essentials (Films Media Group)|
- Teams in the workplace.
- Nonverbal communication in the workplace.
- Interpersonal communication.
- Human communication.
- Composition (Language arts)
- Communication in small groups.
- Communication in organizations.
- Career development -- Computer network resources.
- Business etiquette.
- Business communication.