EN2150: Week 1 Assignment
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Why is effective communication important in the workplace?
This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules
Effective communication skills are a critical factor in determining your ability
to succeed as an employee in the healthcare field. Healthcare employers
expect employees to communicate all information accurately, clearly and as
Professional Communication in Today’s Digital, Social, Mobile World
Answer the following questions.
1. Define the term: communication
The imparting or exchanging of information or news
2. Why is effective communication important to career success?
It helps you to produce effective results that in return brings desired success in your
3. List three skill gaps related to effective communication.
a. Public Speaking
c. Critical Thinking
4. Explain examples of both professional and unprofessional communication.
a. Uptalk, a singsong
speech pattern, making
sentences sound like
b. Recognizing that your
credibility can be seriously
damaged by sounding
uneducated, crude, or
c. Sloppy messages
d. Messages with subjects,
verbs, and punctuation,
free from IM