Business Communication Instruction shares the latest news, tips, techniques, and methods being used by instructors today to make their classes more rewarding and enjoyable.

We Added New Words to the Dictionary in April 2019

"More than 640 new words, from 'bioabsorbable' to 'bottle episode.'"

Read the full article . . .

Merriam-Webster’s New Words Added to the Dictionary in 2019

With enough time and usage, words can make it into the official dictionary. Check out the new words Merriam-Webster that made the cut this April 2019.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.merriam-webster.com

Read more

7 Typical Writing Mistakes

"When your job entails putting words together at a breakneck pace, the odds are good that your devious fingers will try to put one over on your brilliant mind. Guest author Shanna Mallon details the seven worst writing mistakes you're probably making right now!"

Read the full article . . .

Business Communication Textbooks: Finding the Ideal Fit for Your Course

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.youtube.com

Read more

Intelligent Communication Technology: The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

As one of the most powerful technologies ever developed, artificial intelligence (AI) is already influencing human life in multiple ways and promises to do so even more in the future. AI is now used in a variety of business communication applications, from message testing to employee recruiting and evaluation. Although many of these developments are …

Sourced through Scoop.it from: blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com

Read more

Intelligent Communication Technology: The Conundrum of Disruptive Innovation

Preparing students for contemporary workplace practices has been a hallmark of Bovée and Thill textbooks from the beginning, and this emphasis often involves technology. Thirty years ago, our tech coverage involved reminding students to use the high-resolution setting when faxing a résumé. Today, it involves helping them get ready for résumé-reading bots and automated video …

Sourced through Scoop.it from: blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com

Read more

Intelligent Communication Technology: Finding Meaning in Text Mining

You’ve probably experienced both these frustrations with search engines: You’re not quite sure which terms to use, so you poke around hoping you’ll find something relevant, or you get lots of irrelevant results that happen to include your search terms but have nothing to do with what you are looking for."

Sourced through Scoop.it from: blog.businesscommunicationnetwork.com

Read more

English Speaking Practice: Compound Nouns and Descriptive Phrases

One of the keys to sounding more natural in your spoken English is mastering the rhythm of the language. There are patterns for pronouncing certain types of words and phrases. Learning these can really help you in perfecting your fluency and flow. In this lesson, we’ll practice speaking compound nouns and descriptive phrases- two very common combinations!”

Watch the video by Keenyn Rhodes (photo, left) . . .

A Large Amount of Mistakes

Today I was reading an article online in Forbes. I expect Forbes to produce error-free articles, but an error popped out in this sentence: When you stop to think about it, the sheer amount of websites can also confuse and…

Read more

Does Humming Attract Birds? A Punctuation Problem

My friend Eric W., a great sign spotter, sent me this photo for your enjoyment. He asks, “What does it hum?” I ask you, “What is the problem with the heading below?” It’s an easy problem for a snowy Monday…

Read more
Page 1 of 1912345...10...Last »
37