Academic journal article Business Communication Quarterly

In This Issue: Communication Instruction in MBA Programs. (Focus on Teaching)

Academic journal article Business Communication Quarterly

In This Issue: Communication Instruction in MBA Programs. (Focus on Teaching)

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Communication instruction in MBA programs regularly appears as a topic of articles in this journal, but it is not one that has been specifically addressed in this column. With this issue, we correct that oversight. In the call for articles, we asked readers to reply to the question of differences (and similarities) between undergraduate and MBA business or managerial communication courses, students, and teaching methods. The result has been a wealth of experience, a multiplicity of insights, and a dollop of humor.

In the first of five articles, Robert Stowers and Randolph Barker directly answer the question this column poses. As one of their headings states, MBA students are different; therefore, teaching methods, course content, and assignments should be different as well. Drawing upon their thirty years of combined experience, they offer ten tips for teaching such courses and students.

For instructors in traditional managerial communication classrooms, Linda Cresap's article describes a reading and discussion assignment that combines several critical course objectives and includes as well a valuable list of suggested titles. For instructors of online courses, her article also discusses adapting that assignment for an electronic learning environment. …

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