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via thumb drive. An entire course can be distributed in one, self-contained document. Below is a list of
components that can be incorporated into an I-Text:
1. Communication Console – The main drawback of...
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community’s assets, and strengthen current and future community based projects, activities, and proposals,” (Kretzmann & McKnight, 2005, p. 1). This document provides various worksheets for analyzing the communication...
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Effective Communication at Tobler & Associates: An Audience Analysis Survey
Lindsay R. Booker
An assessment of client communication was conducted for a law firm, Tobler &
Associates, in Phoenix, Arizona. The...
The participants took the DRP first. They were given the same instructions: read the text selection and select the word that fits best and makes the most meaning in the sentence/paragraph. To complete the test, they were given...
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Many decisions need to be made when planning professional development. One of the most important decisions involves the content and intended outcome of the professional learning opportunity. A series...
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embassy required this skill. Unsure of how many informal, formal, telephone, in-person,
and other kinds of interviews I actually performed, I was grateful to have gained the
particular interviewing techniques from preparing for an...
roughly 253 visitors per 100 inhabitants (Statistics Austria, 2010). Tourism contributes
significantly to the national income and employment level. The current share of tourism-induced
gross value added has topped 10% of GDP as of 2008...
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As a Masters student in Professional Communication, I have felt it important to apply the
skills and knowledge that I have obtained throughout my degree in a professional capacity.
Based on a class taken...
sites? Here again, important factors for practical use is evident ranging from potential for
impact, the type of project suited to the audience and match of skill with the project. The male
participants tended to chose sites where they felt that...
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
The following specific recommendations were identified from the current study. The
term educator in this chapter is used very loosely to include faculty, student life personnel and
service center staff.
tested in the subject of language arts using curriculum-based measurements. Formal research
began in February of 2011 and includes archival data from August 2010 to February 2011. The
gathered data were used to classify students as below-grade...
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Teacher Knowledge and Implementation, Fechtelkotter (2010) Response-To-Intervention in Schools: A Survey of Current Practices and Teacher Perceptions in Two States, and guided questions provided in...
In summary, RTI as Fuchs & Fuchs (2006) explain is a “multilayered structure . . .
implemented in the early grades to strengthen the intensity and effectiveness of reading
instruction for at-risk students, preventing chronic school...
sources such as referrals from family, friends and work colleagues (McCartney et al.,
2008; Sönmez & Sirakaya, 2002; and Dore & Crouch, 2003). Respondents were asked
whether or not they heard about Austria from individual advertising sources...
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a bank holding firm that provides services in
investment banking, investment management, and security services to major corporations
and organizations around the world (About, 2009). They analyze...
ranch properties, was teacher and principal in the Coalville schools, elected Superintendent of Summit County Schools for 12 years, member of Utah State Textbook Commission, member of Coalville City Council, and was appointed...
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vision. Because individuals make sense of the world around them through this
physiological experience, they share a common understanding of ideas rooted in this
experience and communicate accordingly. The BRIC countries are growing...
RTI has been a nationwide initiative, because “to meet the needs of all students, the
educational system must use its collective resources to intervene early and provide appropriate
interventions and supports to prevent...