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Personal Connection: Connecting With Professors

Connecting With Professors: Video

Part I: Communication Competency - Connecting with Professors

Students will examine their own oral communication skills through role play scenarios.

Start by watching the video below

Connecting With Professors: Role Play

After watching the video

The Professor / Student Role Play activity (see below) allows students to practice communication skills by finding appropriate ways to clarify information and respond to role playing scenarios.

The Professor / Student Role Play Scenarios (see below) offers students four different college scenarios to practice communication skills by finding appropriate ways to clarify information and respond to recognizable college situations.

Connecting With Professors: Communicating With Email

Part II: Communication Competency - Connecting with Professors

Students will examine written communication skills through peer discussion and using comparisons.

Resources: Communicating with Email

Below are two (2) resources for improving email communications:

 

The Prezi activity (see above) allows students to think, pair, share and list essential elements of a clear email message to a professor.  Within the presentation is a checklist of key email elements.  (See checklist below)

The OWL Purdue website offers students additional resources for becoming an effective email writer.

 

After the Prezi activity, proceed to the Connecting with Professionals tab.

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