TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Professional Communications

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Professional Communications course blends written, oral and graphic communication in a career-based environment. Careers in the global economy require individuals to be creative and have a strong background in computer and technology applications. Within this context students who take this course will develop and expand their ability to write, read, edit, speak and listen. The course also covers real-world software applications such as the Microsoft® Office Suite as well as how to use the internet to conduct research.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 72
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ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 666
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FEATURED EXPERTS

Amy Hueman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Texas Tech University

Robert Lin
President, Food Concepts Int.

Darla McAndrew
Human Resource Administrator, Senior Professional in Human Resources

Roger Phelps
Promotional Communications Manager, Stihl, Inc.

SAMPLE LESSON | Presentation Strategies & Tactics

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Business Characteristics      
  • Mathematics in the Workplace       
  • Economic Concepts  
  • Statistics & Projections        
  • Business & Management Concepts            
  • Leadership Styles     
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Managing Diversity  
  • Business Ethics         
  • Ethics in Business    
  • Citizenship Basics     
  • Safe Working Environment            
  • Playing It Safe          
  • Workplace Issues     
  • Positive Relationships          
  • Conflict Management          
  • Steps to Superior Customer Service          
  • Workplace Technology        
  • Internet Basics         
  • Web Content            
  • Web Ethics & E-Issues         
  • Web Ethics & Safety            
  • Windows 10 Operating Systems Basics - Unit 1
  • Windows 10 Operating Systems Basics - Unit 2
  • Windows 10 Operating Systems Basics - Unit 3
  • Windows 10 Operating Systems Basics - Unit 4
  • Windows 10 Operating Systems Basics - Unit 5 - Final Review  
  • Introduction to Microsoft® Office 2016 - Unit 1 (Word)           
  • Introduction to Microsoft® Office 2016 - Unit 2 (PowerPoint®)          
  • Introduction to Microsoft® Office 2016 - Unit 3 (Excel®)            
  • Introduction to Microsoft® Office 2016 - Unit 4 (Access®)          
  • Introduction to Microsoft® Office 2016 - Unit 5 (Publisher)    
  • Microsoft® Outlook® 2016 Basics - Unit 1
  • Microsoft® Outlook® 2016 Basics - Unit 2
  • Microsoft® Outlook® 2016 Basics - Unit 3 
  • Microsoft® Outlook® 2016 Basics - Unit 4 
  • Microsoft® Outlook® 2016 Basics - Unit 5 
  • Microsoft® Outlook® 2016 Basics - Unit 6 -
    Final Review             
  • Communication Styles         
  • Introduction to Professional Communication
  • Researching Strategies & Tactics    
  • Written Communication Practices
  • Business Letters & Memos  
  • Public Speaking Basics        
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Listening 101           
  • Presentation Strategies & Tactics   
  • Public Relations Campaigns 
  • Introduction to Digital Communications   
  • Telecommunications Basics            
  • Fundamentals of Audio/Video Production
  • Introduction to Visual Arts  
  • Skills for Real World Survival         
  • English Applications            
  • Management of Energy, Money & Tasks   
  • Decision Making       
  • Emily Post, Who?      
  • Employability Skills      
  • Societal Impacts on Careers            
  • Exploring Careers: Arts, A/V Technology
    & Communications     
  • Jobs, Careers & Education   
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing
    & Investigation    
  • Formulas for Career Success: Higher Learning
  • Formulas for Career Success: Job Search  
  • Formulas for Career Success: Job Applications
  • Cover Letters & Résumés    
  • Formulas for Career Success: Cover Letters
  • Formulas for Career Success: Résumés     
  • Evaluating Applications & Résumés           
  • Formulas for Career Success: Portfolio Development      
  • Formulas for Career Success: Interview Preparation
  • Formulas for Career Success: The Interview Process