Osion kuvaus

  • Welcome to the BCS P04 workspace.

    This is a blended learning course:

    • 4 sessions online using Zoom:  4.11, 11.11, 25.11 & 2.12
    • 2 sessions will be on campus in U356 ALMA MEDIA: 18.11 & 9.12
    Zoom will be used for those unable to attend the on-campus sessions.

    Our first session will be: 08.30-11.30, Tuesday, 4 November, 2021 in online using Zoom

    SCHEDULE
    Please note that all other course materials, including assignments and readings, are in the drop-down menu on the left-hand side of the workspace. 

    SESSION 1: 4.11 (Online Zoom session) 

    • Course overview: objectives, assignments, division into teams for groupwork
    • Communicating strategically
    • Assignment 1 (A1): case analysis, presentations, discussion
    • Analysis and discussion of student writing samples


    Preparation for session 2

    1. Read: Input 1, Communicating strategically, and Input 2, Persuasive techniques
    2. Prepare written request (A1).  Upload a copy of this to the respective folder in the SESSION 2 section ready for peer review activities. Please do this before we meet for sesssion 2.
    3. Prepare your presentation strategy outline (A2a). Please have a copy of this ready to share in our online session next week

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    SESSION 2: 11.11 (Online Zoom session)

    • Effective business writing
    • Getting the right rhetorical mix: Ethos, Logos and Pathos
    • Reviewing and editing your draft written requests (A1)
    • Fine-tuning your persuasive presentation strategy (A2a)
    • High impact introductions and conclusions


    Preparation for session 3

    1. Prepare for the in class-tests QUIZ (A3a) and Written case (A3b) in week 4. Read Input 3, Reader-focused business writing, and Input 4, Impactful and engaging presentations
    2. Write the final version of your written request (A1). Submit by 08.30, 18.11. 
    3. Finalise your persuasive presentation (A2). Be prepared to present on 26.09. Submit your strategy outline (A2a) to MyCourses by 08.30, 18.11.

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    SESSION 3: 18.11 (Classroom: U356 ALMA MEDIA)

    • 6-8 minute individual persuasive presentations with peer feedback
    • Essentials of effective slide design
    • Final team presentations (A4): choice of topic


    Preparation for session 4 

    1. Start writing A5: critical appraisal of A2 and A4 (due 14.12)
    2. Prepare for the in class-tests QUIZ (A3a) and Written case (A3b) in week 4. Read Input 3, Reader-focused business writing, and Input 4, Impactful and engaging presentations
    3. Prepare final team presentation: plan strategy  

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    SESSION 4: 25.11
    (Online Zoom session)

    • QUIZ to test knowledge of inputs 1-4 (A3a / 10%)
    • In-class written case (A3b / 20%)
    • Preparation for next week's A4 team consultation sessions


    Preparation for session 5

    1. Continue preparing final team presentation and upload materials to MyCourses by midday, the day before your consultation with Mike: preview slide / structure of presentation, 3+ questions, draft visuals (if you have any)

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    SESSION 5: 2.12 Consultation session with Mike
    (Online Zoom session)

    • Team presentation consultation with Mike (25 minutes/team).

    • Schedule
      08.30: Group 1
      09.00: Group 2
      09.30: Group 3
      10.00: Group 4
      10.30: Group 5
      11.00: Group 6
      11.30: Group 7
      12.00: Group 8


    Preparation for session 6

    1. Finalise team presentation

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    SESSION 6: 9.12
    (Classroom:U356 ALMA MEDIA) 

    • Final team presentations
    • We'll probably divide the class into two sessions for these final team presentations:
      Session 1 (Groups 1-4): 08.30-10.30
      Session 2 (Groups 5-8): 10.30-12.30
      We'll make a final decision on this nearer the time.


    Submit your critical appraisal of BCS presentation performance (A5) by 08.30, 16.12