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Communication & Media in the Classroom - Chapter Summary
The short and engaging lessons in this chapter outline useful classroom communication methods and tools. Our expert instructors help you outline the communication process and analyze different types of communication, such as interpersonal, non-verbal, written and oral. You'll also take a look at classroom communication tools and strategies. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Outline the process of communication
- Differentiate between four types of communication
- Evaluate the differences between formal and informal communication networks
- Identify the barriers that get in the way of effective communication
- Understand the benefits of considerate classroom communication
- Recognize modern classroom communication tools
The chapter contains lesson-specific self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to help you solidify your understanding of the material. You can access the chapter material at any time and study on any desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. If you have any questions, simply submit them to one of our instructors.
1. The Communication Process
This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.
2. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral
This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.
3. Formal Communication Networks vs. the Grapevine: Definition & Contrast
Formal communication networks consist of centralized and decentralized channels, while the grapevine is an informal network. In this lesson, you'll learn how most organizational communication happens using an informal network due to friends, usage and efficiency.
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.
5. Considerate Communication in the Classroom Environment
As a teacher, you spend most of your day communicating with many different people. It's important to establish a culture of considerate communication in the classroom environment so you can be more productive and effective as an educator.
6. Using Communication Tools in the Classroom
These days, teachers have access to a seemingly endless number of resources to help them communicate with students and parents. This lesson discussed some of the most up-to-date communication tools used in classrooms today.
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