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Impact of Technology on Our Workplace Communication Workshop at Shafer Leadership Academy, April 23

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Wednesday, 10 April 2019 6:30 PM
Ball State University is a Premiere Membership sponsor of the Shafer Leadership Academy (SLA). This membership entitles BSU to six pre-paid seats at the next SLA workshop, For Better or Worse: The Impact of Technology on Our Workplace Communication, on Tuesday, April 23, 11:30 am - 1 pm, at the Innovation Connector. If you are interested in attending, please contact your department chair or director, to discuss.

Workshop Description: This interactive session will look at how technology affects our workplace communication and how different generations may need to adapt. We will look at the advantages of using technology such as team collaboration, increased efficiency, remote working and flexibility. We will also look at disadvantages such as miscommunication, work-life balance, and losing the personal touch.

Learning Objectives: Attendees will get suggestions and ideas for:

Improving workplace electronic communication

Improving collaboration within teams

Reducing miscommunication

Maintaining the personal touch Improving organizational communication strategies.

About the Facilitator: Dr. Fisher received her BA, MA and PhD from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She teaches courses in Business and Professional Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Interviewing, and Organizational Communication in both both face-to-face and online sections in the Department of Communication Studies at Ball State University. She also runs the department’s graduate and undergraduate internship programs. Peggy is actively engaged in Immersive Learning opportunities connecting students with the community, and her projects have covered topics such as human resources, community outreach, compassion fatigue, co-working spaces, health education, entrepreneurship, leadership, and training to mention a few. She has published in academic journals, trade journals and books. Along with teaching and publishing, she is an active community member. She has been involved with organizations such as Dream Nest: A Division of Hillcroft Services, Habitat for Humanity, and Feed My Sheep Muncie, Inc. She has been an active volunteer at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital since 1999.
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How to View Your History of Learning & Development (L&D) Sessions

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Friday, 08 March 2019 10:30 AM
If you'd like to view and print a history of all the Learning and Development (L&D) sessions you've attended, this short article explains how.

Visit the "Search for a Session" page. Below the page title, please click “Registration History” if you’d like to see a list of all L&D sessions you've registered for and/or completed. You may want to copy this list and store safely, in case the Minicourse Registration System should ever become unavailable.

Or, you may click “Comprehensive Training Registry” to view a complete list of all L&D sessions registered for/completed. You can select a range of dates to narrow the list of sessions completed. Also, you can select an option box to view the course description for each session.

If you have questions or need assistance, please email Jerry Winans or phone 5-1819.
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Angels For Life Blood Drive

Contributed by: Marta Stephens
Published: Monday, 10 September 2018 2:00 PM
Five dates scheduled for Angels for Life Blood Drive in 2018-19.
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