Improve Your Communication Skills is your practical guide to effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication in business. Full of proven tips and techniques, it will help you keep the interest of a large audience, impress a potential employer or simply win the argument at an important meeting. Better communication skills can have a direct impact on your career development. This book provides vital guidance on improving your conversations, building rapport with colleagues, learning skills of persuasion, giving effective presentations, writing effective emails, letters and reports, and networking successfully. Now in its 4th edition, essential new content includes communicating across borders and virtual teams, influencing others subtly and managing difficult conversations, as well as helpful checklists and exercises.
Peer tutoring is the system of instruction in which learners help each other and learn by teaching. Tutoring schemes have been used in a variety of contexts--with students teaching students, students teaching school pupils, non-professional adults teaching adults and children, and pupils teaching pupils. This book: (1) describes specimen tutoring schemes; (2) analyses objectives; (3) outlines research findings on the effectiveness of peer tutoring; (4) indicates how tutoring can be developed in schools and in higher education; (5) considers one major tutoring scheme in detail ("the Pimlico Connection"); and (6) offers practical suggestions on how to set up a peer tutoring scheme.
A series of essays on mentoring issues in education, which includes discussion of the political and historical aspects of mentoring, the mentor-student relationship and the generic skills approach to mentoring.
A substantial shift in the way student teachers are trained has meant that increasing numbers of school teachers are now sharing the responsibility for student tuition with teacher training colleges. The mentoring pilot system has caused teachers anxiety due to a lack of guidelines on how to integrate the mentoring system into everyday school life. This volume provides teachers with practical advice on the creation and maintenance of mentoring programmes. It covers proactive supervision, the development of programmes, the programme criteria and future developments.
Do you need a confidence boost in your workplace communication? Whether you speak English as an additional language, or you're a native speaker looking to take your writing to the next level, How to Write Effective Business English provides easy to apply guidance on how to express yourself in writing clearly, concisely, and confidently. With case studies from companies such as Innocent and Virgin which demonstrate how English is used internationally in business, and ideas to help you get your communications right first time, this book is ideal for multinational companies where communication is a priority. For native English speakers, it may mean un-learning things you were taught at school and learning how to save time by getting to the point more quickly in emails; for intermediate English speakers, it focuses on the areas that are easy to get wrong.