Communications Toolkit

Communications Toolkit

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The Communications Toolkit is a valuable and practical resource guide to enable students to develop effective communication skills, such as writing, listening, non-verbal, interpersonal and interviewing skills.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 175 x 245 x 10mm | 418g
  • South Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0170243613
  • 9780170243612
  • 6,811

Table of contents

Section 1 - Transition to tertiary studies
1. Making the transition
2. Developing effective study skills
Section 2 - Research skills
3. Identifying appropriate resources
4. Evaluating your resources
5. Referencing
Section 3 - Academic writing
6. Approaches to writing
7. Reflective writing
8. Report writing
9. Academic essay writing
10. Other tertiary genres
Section 4 - Refining your writing
11. Two principles of good academic writing
12. Grammar, punctuation and spelling
Section 5 - Face-to-face communication
13. Interpersonal skills
14. Intercultural communication
15. Teamwork
16. Oral presentations
17. Where to from here?
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About Veronica Goerke

Jane Grellier has coordinated the Communication Skills program in the Faculty of Media, Society and Culture since 2000. She began working life as a secondary English teacher, and then worked as a curriculum developer and educational writer in the fields of English and literacy. The Communication Skills program Jane coordinates is offered to 1600 students, mainly first-year students, in three Divisions of the university in order to develop the skills they will need for success at university - skills in information literacy, academic writing, oral presentations and teamwork. Her research interests include the teaching of writing and discipline-specific literacies. Veronica Goerke works at Curtin University as Manager of Teaching Development, and is a lecturer in Curtin Teaching and Learning. Veronica helps to lead and support the enhancement of course and teaching quality across the university.
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