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Ch 47: CEOE Business Education: Using Technology to Communicate

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Reinforce what you know about using technology to communicate by watching our video lessons. The lessons in this chapter prepare you to answer these types of business communication questions on the CEOE Business Education test.

CEOE Business Education: Using Technology to Communicate - Chapter Summary

Our instructors guide you through the strategies and skills necessary for using technology to communicate in business organizations. Lessons in this chapter explore the following:

  • Composing effective messages using technology
  • Considerations of formality, content, language and format when writing emails in the workplace
  • Examining guidelines for workplace use of instant and text messaging
  • Using communication technology wisely
  • Describing legal and ethical concerns of communication technology

These video lessons, along with quizzes and a chapter exam, provide effective study tools to prepare for your test. Each lesson is less than 10 minutes long. You can watch them as often as you'd like or read lesson transcripts to review the materials presented by the instructors.

CEOE Business Education: Using Technology to Communicate Chapter Objectives

The CEOE Business Education test is required by the state of Oklahoma for new educators to teach business to public school students. The test, delivered in a computer-based format, has 80 multiple-choice questions and 1 written-response assignment. You will have 4 hours to complete all test questions.

Test subject matter is described by competencies. Competencies are statements of concepts that new educators are expected to know before teaching in the state of Oklahoma. Questions related to using technology to communicate are included under the Understand Business Communication competency, which is part of the Business Communication and Information Systems subarea; this subarea makes up 24% of the test. Arm yourself with the information discussed in this chapter to make sure you are ready for your certification test.

5 Lessons in Chapter 47: CEOE Business Education: Using Technology to Communicate
Using Technology to Help Compose Your Message: Formatting & Effectiveness

1. Using Technology to Help Compose Your Message: Formatting & Effectiveness

An important skill for individuals to develop for the work place is the ability to use technology to compose messages. Word processing software can help improve formatting and the overall effectiveness of your message.

Writing Effective Emails in the Workplace: Formality, Content, Language and Format

2. Writing Effective Emails in the Workplace: Formality, Content, Language and Format

Businesses need to train their employees in the art of writing effective emails in the workplace. The key factors of a successful email revolve around having the correct knowledge of email formality, content, language and format.

Guidelines for Using Instant and Text Messaging in the Workplace

3. Guidelines for Using Instant and Text Messaging in the Workplace

Companies are embracing alternative means of communication to increase profits and aid in delivering messages. Mobile messaging policies for instant and text messaging should be established to aid employees in their daily use.

The Importance of Using Communication Technology Wisely

4. The Importance of Using Communication Technology Wisely

It is very important for businesses to use communication technology wisely. This lesson explores why companies need guidelines or a code of conduct for employees to understand the limits of cell phones, emails, texting, and social media.

Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

5. Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

Teachers in today's schools need to be aware of the uses of educational technology. This lesson explains both the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in the classroom.

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