Communication Skills - Perception and Nonverbal Communication is a course that will help you understand how you view and hear the world around you. You will also explore nonverbal communication skills to help you become a more effective communicator.
The course begins by introducing you to the basics of perception. Concepts such as visual culture and visual perception will be explored, and you will also learn about the basics of auditory perception. The course discusses the impacts which these types of perception can have as part of interpersonal communication.
You will also examine important aspects of nonverbal communication. You will look at the ways in which the body communicates nonverbally, including concepts such as space and gestures. Facial expressions are also a vital part of nonverbal communication and the course will show you how to interpret facial expressions effectively.
This course will be of great interest to all professionals who are required to communicate as part of their job, either to customers or work colleagues. It will also be of interest to anyone who is hoping to enhance their daily lives through improving their nonverbal communication skills.
Having completed this course you will be able to: - Explain how the way we view things affects our perception. - Discuss the move from text to images. - Explain what is meant by the problem of simulacrum. - Discuss what is meant by perception. - Explain what is meant by attention. - Discuss different types of visual perception. - Discuss sound perception. - Explain different terms to differentiate types of sound. - Discuss the relation between sound perception and visual perception. - Discuss the research that has been done into communication components. - Explain nonverbal communication in relation to emotion. - Discuss how space is used in nonverbal communication. - Discuss the importance of facial expressions to communication. - Explain the difference between genuine and false expressions.
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