Texas Tech University

Ida C. Ovalle, M.A.

Instructor, Consultant
Business Communication

Email: ida.ovalle@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.5348

Office Hours: 12:00-1:00 MWF and 4:20-5:00 MW

Room Number: 139A

Education: M.A., B.S., Texas Tech University

Area of Expertise:
 Business Writing, Business Speaking 

2017 Ida Ovalle

About Ida

Ms. Ovalle received her degrees from Texas Tech University: a B.S. in Biology and an M.A. in English. Since 1983, she has taught here at Texas Tech, as well as at the University of the Incarnate Word and within the Alamo Community College system. She has taught writing and speaking seminars to city employees and military personnel in San Antonio. While in San Antonio, she earned her "Highly Qualified" certification to teach Special Education. She returned to teach at Texas Tech in 2012.


Ms. Ovalle co-authored four editions of the following textbook under the name of Ida Ramirez.

Sorenson, R., DeBord, G., & Ramirez, I. (2001).
Business and Management Communication: A Guidebook.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Sorenson, R., Drennon, G., & Ovalle, I. (2001). Business and Management Communication: A Guidebook, Custom Edition. Boston: Pearson.

Anderson, D., Chambers, B., Kennedy, M., Mandrell, L., Noyes, G., & Ovalle, I. (2012). Managerial Communication Workbook. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.