The Ninth Edition of this award-winning text offers abundant instructor resources to simplify the planning and delivery of a successful course with emphasis on: electronic messages and digital media, professionalism, communication technology, and employment communication. "The online resources that accompany Essentials of Business Communication are excellent. The resources, especially the language trainer, give the students immediate feedback. As we all know, immediate feedback is crucial in the learning process. Also, as a teacher, it frees my time to devote to assisting students on other things."