Higher Education

Illustrated Course Guides: Professionalism - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace, 1st Edition

  • Jeff Butterfield Western Kentucky University
  • ISBN-10: 0538469781  |  ISBN-13: 9780538469784
  • 152 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.75
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About

Overview

Give your students a 360 degree education and a career advantage! ILLUSTRATED COURSEGUIDES: PROFESSIONALISM makes your students more successful in the classroom and in the workplace. Covering topics such as developing a personal work ethic and planning and managing a career, this streamlined book presents essential information on a topic once considered unable to be taught within the classroom.

Features and Benefits

  • Employs the Illustrated Series' reader-friendly pedagogy, providing short, focused text on key soft skills needed to succeed in academic and professional careers.
  • Comes with a robust Online Companion site, which is a portal to quizzes, review games, assessment tools and scenario-based projects that can be automatically graded and tracked.
  • Provides timeless information about skills that make students more marketable to companies and that are necessary in the professional world.
  • Complements any course with modular content that can be integrated in existing courses or used for short courses or workshops.

Table of Contents

Unit A - Presenting Yourself Professionally
Unit B - Developing a Professional Work Ethic
Unit C - Developing Your Interpersonal Skills
Unit D - Understanding Office Protocols and Politics
Unit E - Planning and Managing Your Career

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538471557 | ISBN-13: 9780538471558)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction,this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solutions files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge an dcourse appreciation.

Illustrated Course Guides: Problem-Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 1439041148 | ISBN-13: 9781439041147)

Give your students a 360 degree education and a career advantage with Illustrated Course Guides: Problem-Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series. This text delves into two of the most sought-after skills in the professional world, making students more marketable to employers. With the signature two-page spread format, the Illustrated Course Guides: Problem-Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series provides reader-friendly instruction on a subject once regarded as unable to be taught within the classroom.

List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 143904113X | ISBN-13: 9781439041130)

Give your students a 360 degree education and a career advantage with Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series. This text delves into the importance of effective, professional, and polite verbal communication from speaking with clients to everyday dialogue with colleagues. With the signature two-page spread format, the Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series provides reader-friendly instruction on a subject once regarded as unable to be taught within the classroom.

List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Illustrated Course Guides: Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 1439041121 | ISBN-13: 9781439041123)

Give your students a 360 degree education and a career advantage with Illustrated Course Guides: Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series. This text delves into the importance of effective and professional written communication from creating professional documentation to everyday E-mail correspondence. With the signature two-page spread format, Illustrated Course Guides: Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series provides reader-friendly instruction on a subject once regarded as unable to be taught within the classroom.

List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Student Supplements

Illustrated Course Guides: Professionalism - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111530874 | ISBN-13: 9781111530877)

This edition does not include access to Soft Skills Studio online companion, which can be purchased separately, using ISBN 0538748605 for a printed code or ISBN 0538748591 for instant access.

List Price = $60.95  | CengageBrain Price = $60.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.75

Illustrated Course Guides: Problem-Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 1439041148 | ISBN-13: 9781439041147)

Get a 360 degree education and a career advantage with Illustrated Course Guides: Problem-Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series. This text delves into two of the most sought-after skills in the professional world, making students more marketable to employers. With the signature two-page spread format, the Illustrated Course Guides: Problem-Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series provides reader-friendly instruction on a subject once regarded as unable to be taught within the classroom.

List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 143904113X | ISBN-13: 9781439041130)

Get a 360 degree education and a career advantage with Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series. This text delves into the importance of effective, professional, and polite verbal communication from speaking with clients to everyday dialogue with colleagues. With the signature two-page spread format, the Illustrated Course Guides: Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series provides reader-friendly instruction on a subject once regarded as unable to be learned within the classroom.

List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Illustrated Course Guides: Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 1439041121 | ISBN-13: 9781439041123)

Get a 360 degree education and a career advantage with Illustrated Course Guides: Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series. This text delves into the importance of effective and professional written communication from creating professional documentation to E-mail correspondence. With the signature two-page spread format, Illustrated Course Guides: Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace from the Illustrated Series provides reader-friendly instruction on a subject once regarded as unable to be learned within the classroom. Access to a student online companion with supplemental videos is included with the text.

List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jeff Butterfield

Dr. Jeff Butterfield holds a PhD from the University of Texas-Austin and an MBA from Indiana University, and currently is a faculty member in the Information Systems department at Western Kentucky University. Previously, Dr. Butterfield worked as an electronics engineer with several Fortune 500 companies. He quickly discovered that his writing and public-speaking abilities contributed much more to his professional success than his technical skills. This important discovery has significantly influenced his teaching and Dr. Butterfield has spent more than 15 years in higher education helping technical students develop professional skills. As technology becomes more tightly integrated with business functions, students with well-developed soft skills will enjoy a strong competitive advantage. Dr. Butterfield has worked with Cengage to develop the SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE series. These titles are designed to complement any course you teach, regardless of the subject.