Effective communication is important for building relationships and successful functioning in every part of an organization. Through the different modes of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, analyzing and representing information, students develop the skills required for communicating effectively in personal and professional environments. Over the term, students will create a portfolio that includes communication tools and activities related to their chosen career path. An emphasis is placed on developing skills for communicating in digital environments. Mandatory Chats. Software: Word & PowerPoint, microphone required.