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Ch 11: Communication as an Educational Tool

About This Chapter

Examine some of the ways communication can be used as an educational tool in these interactive video and text lessons. This chapter reviews specific techniques an educator can employ for effective communication in the classroom.

Communication as an Educational Tool - Chapter Summary

The most efficient classrooms are those which exhibit effective communication among teachers, students and parents. Add to your knowledge base of useful communication techniques by using these video and text lessons that detail productive ways to use active listening and questioning and share some useful conflict resolution activities for students. Additional topics covered include:

  • Barriers that inhibit effective communication
  • Using communication to foster social and linguistic development
  • Identifying common communication issues in student-teacher interactions

The easy-to-understand format of these lessons, coupled with the self-assessment quizzes and chapter exam provide a comprehensive and effective study experience. Each lesson is narrated by expert instructors who are always available to answer questions. Lesson quizzes contain video tags that allow you to pinpoint specific spots you want to re-examine within the video. Full lesson transcripts are also available for further review of the information.

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: Communication as an Educational Tool
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Conflict Resolution Activities for Kids

1. Conflict Resolution Activities for Kids

This lesson will address the importance of teaching children to resolve conflicts peacefully and will offer a three-step process for learning the basic skills of conflict resolution.

What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

2. What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

Have you ever felt that you had been heard but not understood? If so, chances are that the person you were talking with was not actively listening.This lesson defines active listening and provides specific techniques that can be used.

Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

3. Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

This lesson will highlight various questioning techniques that can be used in the classroom to promote critical thinking. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.

Barriers to Effective Communication: Definition & Examples

4. Barriers to Effective Communication: Definition & Examples

Companies need to be aware of potential barriers to communication. In general, physical separation and differences in status differences, gender, culture and language can potentially either block or distort effective communication.

What Are Cultural Barriers to Communication in the Workplace? - Definition & Examples

5. What Are Cultural Barriers to Communication in the Workplace? - Definition & Examples

A thriving global marketplace requires effective communication across cultures. Learn about the cultural barriers to communication in the workplace and take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Communication to Foster Childhood Development

6. Communication to Foster Childhood Development

Communication is an important part of early childhood development. This lesson explains effective uses of communication and details areas it promotes in language development.

Analyzing Issues in Teacher-Student Communication

7. Analyzing Issues in Teacher-Student Communication

Communicating with students is something that teachers do all the time, sometimes without even thinking about it. In this lesson, you will get a chance to step back and analyze different issues that might arise in communications with students.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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