Communication Techniques for Teachers and Trainers Course | Alison

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Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers and Trainers - Revised

Learn some helpful communication techniques and styles for teachers and trainers with this free online course.

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This free online Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers and Trainers course is very useful for learners who are on their way to becoming professional educators. It helps them communicate effectively with their students by teaching the most important types of communication and their uses in the classroom. Enroll now and learn how to properly engage with different kinds of students and manage difficult classroom situations.





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This free online teaching skills course will guide you through essential communication skills for teachers. It will begin by giving you an introduction to communication in the classroom setting. It will then discuss the functions of different types of talk and will show you how classroom communication serves a mixture of content talk, procedural talk, and behavior control talk. You will then learn how to apply these types of communication in the classroom to stimulate student thinking.

Next, you will learn how to recognize the different elements of communication such as verbal, nonverbal and unintended communication. You will study some of the issues that may arise when using non-verbal communication and also learn about structures of participation such as questions and answers, discussion, and group work. Lastly, you will learn how these different structures can positively impact a teacher’s preparation for class.

The Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers and Trainers course will be of great interest to any educators and trainers who want to learn more about effective teaching skills and how to use them in an educational setting. By applying the different functions and types of communication covered in this teaching skills course, managing difficult situations in the classroom can become much easier. So, check out the course and start enhancing your teaching skills today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different purposes and functions which communication serves in the classroom.
  • Identify the different types of communications.
  • Define the term classroom register.
  • Identify the differences between how a teacher uses communication and how a student uses communication.
  • Manage different situations in class through applying the different functions and types of communication.


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