Business Communication

Connect for Business Communication

Empower students' workforce readiness skills with Connect for Business Communication, and prepare them for the networked world using the latest proven effective adaptive resources. Connect offers assignable, auto-graded activities proven to increase test scores, retention rates and attendance.

Connect for Business Communication Features


Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

LearnSmart Achieve

Designed to develop and improve editing and business writing skills, this adaptive learning system helps students learn faster, study more efficiently and retain more knowledge for greater success.

Interactive Applications

Available for each chapter, Interactive Applications enable students to apply concepts to real-world video cases, analyze cases and apply chapter concepts, demonstrate problem-solving skills through complex examples and diagrams, complete self-assessments and demonstrate knowledge about business models and processes. Immediate feedback allows students to track progress, and detailed results offer instructors at-a-glance visuals that feature how each student is performing and easily track the progress of every student in the course.

interactive applications

Presentation Capture

Presentation Capture gives instructors the ability to evaluate presentations and students the freedom to practice their presentation skills anytime and anywhere, this feature offers fully customizable rubrics so instructors can measure students’ uploaded presentations against course outcomes and provide students with specific feedback.

Writing and Blog Assignments

Instructors can complete reviews of student papers online. Instructors select the topic and customize the assignment to include their instructions and prompts. Students can submit for grading, or instructors can have students provide feedback on assignments through peer-review. Comments can be made to any uploaded assignment, giving students specific feedback on where improvement is needed.

Connect Reports

Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.

Connect Insight

Connect Insight offers easy-to-use visual displays of student performance and gradebook data. Quickly track performance across your entire section, all of your assignments, or drill in to find data insights for a specific class, individual student, or particular assignment.


Tegrity is a video capture and remote proctoring solution available within Connect that drives student engagement in traditional, flipped, hybrid, or fully online courses.

Connect for Business Communication Titles

Connect Online Access for Business Communication
2nd Edition, By Peter Cardon

Connect 1-Semester Online Access for Business and Administrative Communication
10th Edition, By Kitty Locker and Donna Kienzler

College English & Business Communication 10e with Connect Access Card
10th Edition, By Sue Camp and Marilyn Satterwhite

Connect 1-Semester Online Access for Rentz Business Communication
3rd Edition, By Kathryn Rentz and Paula Lentz

Business Communication with Connect Access Card
13th Edition, By Kathryn Rentz and Paula Lentz

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