Upgrade Your Communications Curriculum:

A Public Speaking &
Business Communication Product Event

Friday, February 10th, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST

Teaching public speaking and business communication? 

Hear from the Stukent team and authors, Tara Williams, Tom, and Elaine Winship, on how these resources can upgrade your classroom!

To learn more about the individual authors, take a look below for more information!

Public Speaking

Public Speaking:
Learning to Share with Confidence and Purpose

BY TARA WILLIAMS

Teach your students how to become competent oral communicators in various social and business settings.
This public speaking course establishes an academic foundation, then moves into
methods and practical application. The course will help you develop the necessary
confidence and skills to present your ideas clearly and effectively to both large and
small audiences. The course is designed to provide a number of different speaking and
listening opportunities so that you can practice the techniques necessary to become a
competent oral communicator in a wide variety of social and business settings.

Business Communication

Business Communication: Through College & Career

BY ELAINE WINSHIP & THOMAS WINSHIP

Good communication skills are vital to personal and professional success. Winship and Winship’s “Business Communication” provides you with powerful tools to teach students how to communicate in the workplace. Across 14 engaging chapters, students will learn the differences between written, verbal, nonverbal, and visual media; develop job-seeking skills, such as resume writing and interviewing; and create effective presentations, letters, memos, reports, and proposals. This courseware also gives you ready-made resources, such as lesson plans and lecture slide decks, taking the hassle out of creating an effective course

Upgrade Your Communications Curriculum: A Public Speaking & Business Communication Product Event

Friday, February 10th, 11:30AM - 1:00PM EST

Teaching public speaking and business communication? 

Hear from the Stukent team and authors, Tara Williams, Tom, and Elaine Winship, on how these resources can upgrade your classroom!

To learn more about the individual authors, take a look below for more information!

Tara Williams

Tara Williams

About the Authors

With a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on creation of innovation through partnerships, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Biotechnology Management, Tara Williams’ passion lies in integrating business and academic activities with community development. Tara uses her ability to see others’ assets to connect and create community impact. 

Tara is an instructor in the School of Business & Continuing Students at Medicine Hat College in Alberta, Canada and has been teaching there for 15 years. Her areas of interest include public speaking, organizational behavior, service leadership and its connection to corporate culture, and entrepreneurship. 

Over the last 10 years she has taught public speaking and has loved creating a challenging environment watching students grow in their abilities and comfort level when sharing with an audience. 

A dynamic and dedicated community leader, Tara is also a momma to two bright and loving littles.

Elaine Winship

Elaine Winship

Thomas Winship

Thomas Winship

Elaine Winship is the co-author of Business Communication: Through College & Career and the subject matter co-consultant on the Mimic Simulation—Business Communication. Elaine is an Associate Professor of Communications at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, NY, where she researches and teaches various courses in communication, social media marketing, business, and public relations. She has been awarded Professor of the Year, Advisor of the Year, and the inaugural Faculty Service Award (for exemplary service to the community), and many of her public relations events have earned Event of the Year awards.

Before transitioning to academia, Elaine spent fourteen years in the telecommunications industry, managing and directing sales and training, and development teams for Verizon Wireless. Her hobbies include antiquing, reading, writing, traveling, learning new languages, and spending time with her husband and co-author, Thomas.

Thomas Winship is the co-author of Business Communication: Through College & Career and the subject matter co-consultant on Mimic Simulation—Business Communication. He is a Business professor within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, where he researches and teaches management and communications. He is Chair of the Accounting Program and Faculty Advisor to the Alpha Beta Gamma National Honor Society for Business and Professional Majors. Previously, he served as MBA Director for St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Before transitioning to academia, Tom spent twenty years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, first within operations and then within training and development activities for human resources. His hobbies include reading, writing vampire novels, traveling, and spending time with his wife and co-author, Elaine.

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