Persuasive Communication: Theories, Skills & Techniques


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The style of communication that is intended to change someone's behavior or opinions is known as what?

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1. Which of the following is a theoretical approach to persuasive communication?

2. What is cognitive dissonance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These resources focus on helping you improve your learning on persuasive communication theories and techniques. You'll also need to grasp topics like the style of communication intended to change someone's behavior and theoretic approaches.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Understand validating a person's beliefs
  • Be able to explain a call to action
  • Determine what it means to emphasize the benefits of changing someone's behavior

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on persuasive communication theories and techniques
  • Information recall-access the knowledge you've gained on styles of communication
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding validating a person's beliefs in a different light

Additional Learning

If you are interested in more information on persuasive communication, please refer to lesson entitled Persuasive Communication: Theories, Skills & Techniques, which covers the following objectives:

  • Define persuasion
  • Identify the characteristics of theoretical basis
  • Recognize persuasive skills