Sign-up today to join over 4 million learners already on ALISON:

Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers


Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers

Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers

Learn more about effective communication techniques for teachers.


Students: 4,408
Course Description

Communication in classrooms is more complex and unpredictable than in many other situations. As a teacher, understanding the unique features and functions of communication in the classroom is very important.
Read More

This free online course will help you to discover these functions, and how they impact on each individual in the classroom. It will teach you how classroom communication serves a mixture of three purposes at once: content talk, procedural talk, and behavior control talk. Learn how to recognize different elements of communication, not only the verbal but also the non-verbal and the unintended. Understand that to be effective in non-verbal communication you should know how to measure the correct eye-contact length, social distance and wait time. This online course will teach you about the register in a classroom and how to use it in a way that is most beneficial to students’ thinking. Discover the four main structures of participation in teaching, how they influence communication, and some of the the advantages and disadvantages to each. This free online course will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who wish to improve their communication within the learning environment.

Read Less

Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course the learner will be able to: - Identify and correctly make use of the different functions which communication serves in the classroom; - Effectively use and understand verbal and non-verbal communication; - Identify and describe the four main participation structures that guide communication in ways expected by the class, including their advantages and disadvantages; - Use communication in the classroom to stimulate students’ thinking; - Identify the differences between how a teacher uses communication and how a student uses communication;


Manage a Group of Learners

Share This Course!

 
Module Title
Module 1: Communication in the Classroom
Module 2: Effective Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
Module 3: Structure of Participation
Module 4: Using Classroom Talk to Stimulate Students’ Thinking
Module 5: Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers Assessment

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

Background  
Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers
Course # 605
Course Publisher Global Text Project
Course Category 85
Content Origin
Course Description  Communication in classrooms is more complex and unpredictable than in many other situations. As a teacher, understanding the unique features and functions of communication in the classroom is very important. This free online course will help you to discover these functions, and how they impact on each individual in the classroom. It will teach you how classroom communication serves a mixture of three purposes at once: content talk, procedural talk, and behavior control talk. Learn how to recognize different elements of communication, not only the verbal but also the non-verbal and the unintended. Understand that to be effective in non-verbal communication you should know how to measure the correct eye-contact length, social distance and wait time. This online course will teach you about the register in a classroom and how to use it in a way that is most beneficial to students’ thinking. Discover the four main structures of participation in teaching, how they influence communication, and some of the the advantages and disadvantages to each. This free online course will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who wish to improve their communication within the learning environment.
License  This course is available from Global Text Project OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 23 July 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability
Marketing Information
Case Study
Course Advisor
Course Forum  View

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

  • ASHLEY FOSTER United States of America The Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers Course is a good course for anyone to take, It gives the students alot of information for effecticve communication that all teachers need. This course also has very good resources and renferences that are give in the course of the study and put to the side, so therefore the students can download them, and keep them for thier studies. 2015-01-20 22:01:19
  • Frances Baker United Kingdom I have found this a really useful course as a trainee teacher. You can never have too much information. 2015-01-15 03:01:26
  • Charles Jacques Haiti I think that communication in the classroom firstly allow us to familiarize with the different behavior of the students, and help the teacher to manage well the classroom by ; content to state bout an idea or concept , procedural talk to regulate the time to do a task or so, and control talk to call the student to the application of a principles such as dos and don't. so effective communication is very useful both for teachers and students for students use also communication. 2015-01-10 01:01:59
  • Adrian Chohan United States of America Very informative and well worth 4/5 hours of my day! Thank you. 2015-01-03 02:01:11
  • Bonnie Stewart United States of America This course is very informative in narrowing the communication gap between teachers delivering knowledge to students and students' communication gap in receiving and applying this knowledge from teacher. 2014-12-31 00:12:16
  • lilliarasi R India It is a nice experinces 2014-12-30 06:12:32
  • Edwin Lacson Aborque Philippines this course is of great enhancement training for teachers 2014-12-29 12:12:58
  • Edwin Lacson Aborque Philippines effective communications techniques for teachers is a must review for the teaching profession 2014-12-29 12:12:58
  • Edwin Lacson Aborque Philippines this course helped me further enhance to a great extent my teaching skills thank you Alison 2014-12-29 12:12:26
  • Jeevadharani Govindaraj India It is very useful for teachers. 2014-12-29 09:12:24
More Comments and Reviews >>

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

Free, Online Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers Course.