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New Perspectives: Portfolio Projects for Soft Skills, 1st Edition

  • Beverly Amer
  • ISBN-10: 111158155X
  • ISBN-13: 9781111581558
  • 125 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2009
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON PORTFOLIO PROJECTS FOR SOFT SKILLS helps students develop the soft skills that they need to thrive in academic pursuits, land a dream job, and flourish in the workplace. By working through realistic case scenarios, students get hands on practice creating and delivering presentations, managing their online persona, and communicating using technology.

Features

  • REAL WORLD APPLICATION - Case scenarios, review assignments, and case problems help students review course material and apply what they've learned to real life business scenarios.

  • HANDS-ON PRACTICE. In addition to covering soft skills, this book provides hands-on practice in the skills students need to perform business functions successfully.

About the Author

Beverly Amer

Beverly Amer is a Principal Lecturer of CIS and Accounting in the W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University (NAU). She is a Faculty Fellow in the school’s University College, and is course coordinator for Introduction to Computer Information Systems, a liberal studies course required for numerous majors. Her most recent achievements include recognition with NAU’s President’s Award for pedagogy innovation, and teaching awards within her college and the Liberal Studies program. Prior to her current appointment in 1993, she was on the faculty of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida for 5 years, and taught MIS courses as part of the business school’s CCTV program. Beverly has been an author with Cengage since 2007 on Computers in Our World, Portfolio Projects for Soft Skills, and Emerge with Computers. Her passion is creating relevant and engaging course content for today’s college students so they are equipped with the skills necessary for success in work and life.

Table of Contents

Project 1: Why Soft Skills Matter: Career Preparation.
Project 2: Your Online Brand.
Project 3: Workplace Communication Skills.
Project 4: Team Dynamics.
Project 5: Presentation Skills.
Certificate of Completion.
Bibliography.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111823464 | ISBN-13: 9781111823467)
Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1111823472 | ISBN-13: 9781111823474)
WebTutor™ on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111862680 | ISBN-13: 9781111862688)
WebTutor™ on WebCT Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111862702 | ISBN-13: 9781111862701)
Illustrated Course Guides: Professionalism - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 0538469781 | ISBN-13: 9780538469784)

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.

Student Supplements

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1111823472 | ISBN-13: 9781111823474)
WebTutor™ on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111862680 | ISBN-13: 9781111862688)

Succeed in your soft skills course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

WebTutor™ on WebCT Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111862702 | ISBN-13: 9781111862701)

Succeed in your soft skills course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

Illustrated Course Guides: Professionalism - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace  (ISBN-10: 0538469781 | ISBN-13: 9780538469784)

Get a 360 degree education and a career advantage! ILLUSTRATED COURSEGUIDES: PROFESSIONALISM makes you 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.