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From The Classroom To The Boardroom: How Understanding "The Rules" Of Dating Can Help Undergraduate Business Students Understand "The Rules'' Of Effective Career Communication, Thomas Clark, Marilyn K. Easter, Marilyn Clark Jan 2007

From The Classroom To The Boardroom: How Understanding "The Rules" Of Dating Can Help Undergraduate Business Students Understand "The Rules'' Of Effective Career Communication, Thomas Clark, Marilyn K. Easter, Marilyn Clark

Marilyn K. Easter

This article describes an in-class exercise that has worked to elevate student awareness of the importance of planning verbal and nonverbal behavior as key to successful career communication. Small groups of students answer questions about dating and then apply their understanding from what it takes to make and sustain a positive impression in dating situations to career communication, including networking, co-op, and job interviews.


Using Emerging Technologies To Serve The Underserved, Andree Robinson-Neal Dec 2006

Using Emerging Technologies To Serve The Underserved, Andree Robinson-Neal

Andree Robinson-Neal

Community colleges in America developed out of a need to fill the gap between high school or technical education and university-level study. The two-year postsecondary experience which is typically offered at locations that are “community friendly” has attracted persons of color and those with more conservative economic means in ever-increasing numbers. Historically, these marginalized populations have experienced educational inequalities in larger numbers than other groups. As statistics show increasing enrollments from members of these groups, community colleges must provide and improve services that appropriately address both student need and societal demand. Students who are able to successfully obtain transfer to ...