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UOWD academics entry wins at conference in Canada

Monday, 28 November, 2011

Dr Swapna Koshy, Assistant Professor at UOWD, was invited to present in the "My Favourite Assignment" session at the 76th Annual Conference of the Association for Business Communication (ABC) held in October 2011 in Montreal. ABC founded in 1935 is an international organization committed to fostering excellence in business communication scholarship, research, education, and practice.

An open invitation competition was organised to enable members to share a successful assignment with ABC colleagues. Dr Koshys entry "Poster Presentations as a tool to teach Business Communication was the only winner from outside North America. Winners were invited to present at the conference and also make a submission to the Business Communication Quarterly a high ranked journal founded in 1937.

The "My Favourite Assignment" session is devoted to discovering and sharing ways to improve teaching of Business Communication. The sessions are characterised by the positive atmosphere and high energy that attendees share. Many academics leave with assignments that they then use in their own classes.