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Effective Communication Techniques for Teachers


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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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

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 101 reviews
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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    Kristen Anderson-Hereth United States of America I enjoyed the format of the course and the review of information that it provided me. Thank you. 2015-05-18 00:05:07
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    Natina Olu-Sawyerr Guinea This is one of the best courses I have completed to date on Alison. I especially like the slides. Easy to access. I learnt so much. Thank you Alison. 2015-05-14 02:05:01
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    Ken Malyszczak-ross France A good way of reviewing your knowledge. 2015-04-14 14:04:37
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    Seth Canterbury United States of America This course exceeded my expectations, and provided much insight into communication techniques for teachers. 2015-04-13 21:04:59
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    Felix Bobcan Nigeria Its quite an interesting course. Bravo! 2015-04-09 09:04:22
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    Lakkaraju Sasibala India Its good and useful. 2015-03-25 15:03:55
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    Melanie Alston United States of America I learned a lot. 2015-03-22 05:03:48
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    Tasleem Kousar United Kingdom I liked the course and it definitely shed light on some effective communication techniques for teachers and it will help me in a lot of ways in the classroom. 2015-02-27 16:02:44
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    Beverley Watson United Kingdom I found this course extremely informative, helpful and and simple to work through. There are plenty references and information to help you along the way to becoming a teacher. 2015-02-27 14:02:05
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    Janine Fenton United Kingdom a useful course 2015-02-23 18:02:15
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