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POWER ENGLISH 101 Online Course Teaches Secrets of Corporate Communication Success
Eight-lesson course teaches not only how to write English better but also how to communicate better in a corporate environment
Prof. Connie Balcher
March 28, 2011, WASHINGTON, D.C. – POWER ENGLISH 101 online course will admit new students starting today.
The comprehensive communication course teaches not only how to write better English but also how to survive and prosper within the rapid-paced communication environment of today’s corporations.
The unique course was developed by Prof. Connie Balcher, President , Triple Crown Communications, and Dr. Ugur Akinci, President, Technical Communication Center.
*** COMMUNICATION VETERANS
Prof. Balcher is a trainer with 25-years’ experience and a professor of English at University of Maryland, College Park.
Dr. Ugur Akinci is a Fortune 500 technical writer with 25 years of writing, editing, and publishing experience.
“We have designed this course to help not only those students who’d like to build up their self-confidence and communicate with power, but also for both American and international students who would like to learn more about the new communication realities of our diverse and culturally-interdependent world,” said Prof. Balcher.
“I’m very proud of this course which has been in the making for the better part of the last year,” added Dr. Ugur Akinci. “We’ve managed to squeeze in a lot of content, including many examples, exercises, lesson quizzes, grammar hotspots and grammar quizzes into this eight-lesson power course.”
*** PERSONAL CARE and INVOLVEMENT
Another distinguishing characteristic of this online course is the personal attention given to each student.
“The course assignments that the students submit are read and evaluated one at a time and returned to the students with our personal comments and feedback,” Prof. Balcher said.
“When the students finish this course, they will be able not only to write memos, reports, and emails comfortably but also to understands the writing styles and etiquette that will empower them in today’s globalized economy,” said Dr. Akinci.
*** LESSON OUTLINE
POWER ENGLISH 101 consists of the following eight lessons:
Lesson 1 -- Power English in the Workplace
Lesson 2 -- Audience and Multicultural Communication
Lesson 3 -- The Writing Process
Lesson 4 -- Writing in Plain Language
Lesson 5 -- Common Genres of Writing (letters, memos, emails, and social media tools)
Lesson 6 -- Planning, Writing, and Completing Reports and Proposals
Lesson 7 -- Procedural Writing & Technical Documentation
Lesson 8 -- Oral Presentations
For more details on the course plan please visit http://www.technicalcommunicationcenter.com/
*** ABOUT TCC
For more information:
Triple Crown Communications
Technical Communication Center
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