Bonnie Auslander is a poet, essayist, and radio commentator with a longstanding interest in teaching business writing and presentational speaking. A particular focus is training strong writers, whether graduates or undergraduates, in helping their peers become better writers. Other areas of interest are storytelling in business, pitches, pitch competition, case competition, speech anxiety, writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, communicating across the curriculum, and faculty development.
storytelling in business, pitches, pitch competition, case competition, speech anxiety, writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, communicating across the curriculum communicating in the disciplines, faculty development
BADM 1260 - First-Year Global Experience
In today's world of increased mobility, globally aware students have more choices for employment upon graduation and are immediately ready to contribute in global environments. They are aware of global issues and cultural differences, and their global mindset allows them to recognize good ideas from whenever they might come and new market/product opportunities wherever they might exist. This course is the first step toward the development of a global mindset. It provides a meaningful global experience to first-year business students through an in-depth perspective of a specific country or region outside the United States and a short academic trip to the region.
BASE 2104 - BCOR Applied Semester Experience
Spring 2019 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
Focuses on major business decisions integrating across business functional areas. Students complete multiple business projects drawing on knowledge and tools from previous BCOR courses. Recommended corequisites: BCOR 2301 2302, 2303 and 2304.
BCOR 1030 - Communication Strategy
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
Helps develop basic communication skills to prepare you for success in the business world. This communication and social science theory-based, skill-building course is framed in Fiske and Cuddy's person perception theory that all people are perceived on two dimensions, competence and warmth. You will learn how to use communication skills to strategically demonstrate those dimensions.
FYSM 1000 - First Year Seminar
Provide first year students with an immersive experience in an interdisciplinary topic that addresses current issues including social, technical and global topics. Taught by faculty from across campus, the course provides students with an opportunity to interact in small classes, have project based learning experiences and gain valuable communication skills. Seminar style classes focused on discussion and projects.