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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.


Writing Across Curriculum: Evaluating A Faculty-Centered Approach, Rolanda P. Farrington Pollard, Marilyn K. Easter Jan 2006

Writing Across Curriculum: Evaluating A Faculty-Centered Approach, Rolanda P. Farrington Pollard, Marilyn K. Easter

Marilyn K. Easter

This paper discusses research on a pilot study for implementing a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program in the College of Business (CoB) at a California Public University. Data analysis focused on faculty and writing assistant satisfaction using interviews, and on student learning as measured by evaluation of progressive writing assignments. Discussion includes: 1) assumptions on which the pilot was based and its goals, 2) overview of how the program was structured and implemented, 3) outcomes of the pilot program, and 4) recommendations for future programs. Results suggest both faculty and student participants were satisfied with the pilot program implementation ...