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Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers Course


Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers
Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers

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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.

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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;

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 138 votes
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • MIRELLA RODRIGUEZ
    MIRELLA RODRIGUEZ United States of America Great Class! Only the ads are not helping. 2016-07-19 01:07:33
  • Alan Pitt
    Alan Pitt United Kingdom I found this course exceptionally well presented and thought provoking. It gave me a greater insight into student/teacher relationships and gave real-life examples. The final exam was tough in parts but certainly ensures you revise fully. Great course. Looking forward to more with this organisation. 2016-07-17 17:07:32
  • Stella Edobor
    Stella Edobor Nigeria In my opinion it is a wonderful course, becouse without effective communication you can not say as a teacher you have imparted the students succefuly. 2016-07-13 23:07:19
  • Ryan Arias
    Ryan Arias United States of America This had good insight on the relationship between students and teacher and how to better develop them 2016-05-26 18:05:34
  • Riaz Ahmed Shaikh
    Riaz Ahmed Shaikh Saudi Arabia Course contents that are presented in the form of slides are simple, easy, rich and very informative. Thank you very much for providing this excellent course. 2016-05-16 08:05:42
  • Joyce C.K.Mani
    Joyce C.K.Mani India Effective communication techniques for teachers course ensures a great success in many aspects of life. I really enjoyed building a caring community. 2016-05-14 09:05:07
  • Marcus Gee Whai Kho
    Marcus Gee Whai Kho Malaysia Is an interesting course! And helpful to teachers, especially novice teachers. 2016-04-28 08:04:43
  • Sherma Joseph
    Sherma Joseph United Kingdom Very informative! 2016-03-01 11:03:29
  • Fani Diakostamati
    Fani Diakostamati United Kingdom It was very interesting. 2015-11-08 22:11:00
  • Mark Aries Cruz
    Mark Aries Cruz Philippines I learned that through good communication, classrooms will have a great learning environment. 2015-11-04 07:11:04
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