Ch 12: Promoting Literacy Through Listening

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Enhance your understanding of how to promote literary through listening by reviewing fun video and text lessons. Topics covered include active listening, communication in different settings and rhetorical devices in the oral tradition.

Promoting Literacy Through Listening - Chapter Summary

Find out how much you know about promoting literacy through listening with help from the short lessons in this chapter. Developed by top instructors, the lessons closely examine different aspects of listening, channels of communication, assessments of student learning and more. Review the lessons as often as needed to absorb the information covered in this chapter. When finished, you will be ready to:

  • Discuss how to use grouping for literacy instruction
  • Describe how to choose from oral, written, electronic and visual channels of communication
  • Identify and describe rhetorical devices in the oral tradition
  • Share how to listen for tone, attitude and the main points
  • Define active listening, and describe how meaning and tone are impacted by word choice
  • List strategies for finding meaning in visual media
  • Describe the two major types of communication and how they are impacted by different settings
  • Explain how to use presentations to assess student learning

Feel free to review the video and text lessons in this chapter in any sequence you desire. If watching videos, take advantage of clickable timelines that allow you to identify and skip to key topics without watching lessons in full. At any time, take short multiple-choice quizzes to gauge your understanding of how to promote literacy through listening. Any questions you have about this topic can be submitted to our experts.

10 Lessons in Chapter 12: Promoting Literacy Through Listening
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How to Use Grouping for Literacy Instruction

1. How to Use Grouping for Literacy Instruction

There are various ways to use instructional grouping for literacy instruction, such as heterogeneous grouping, dynamic grouping, cooperative learning, and peer tutoring. Learn how these grouping strategies give students opportunities to learn at their individual levels, as well as collaboratively.

Choosing Your Channel of Communication: Oral, Written, Visual & Electronic

2. Choosing Your Channel of Communication: Oral, Written, Visual & Electronic

Sometimes how you deliver information is just as important as what information you deliver to an audience. It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages to the four different types of communication channels: oral, written, visual and electronic.

Rhetorical Devices in the Oral Tradition

3. Rhetorical Devices in the Oral Tradition

Have you ever kept someone from telling a story because you felt you could tell it better? Or maybe you'd love to be known for your ability to bring people in when you relate an event? Chances are you'll want to know about rhetorical devices.

Listening for Tone & Attitude

4. Listening for Tone & Attitude

When you're learning English, listening for a speaker's tone or attitude can be even harder than listening for meaning - here are some tips for how to make it work.

Listening for the Main Point

5. Listening for the Main Point

In this lesson, you'll get some tips on listening to a passage of spoken English for the main point. Don't get bogged down in the details; focus on what's really important!

What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples

6. 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.

Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone

7. Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone

In this lesson, you'll learn how authors can influence the meaning and the emotional effect of a sentence just by choosing the right words or by making references and comparisons. You'll learn the appropriate literary terms along with examples for each.

Finding Meaning in Visual Media: Strategies & Examples

8. Finding Meaning in Visual Media: Strategies & Examples

You know how to read a book. But do you know how to 'read' a painting? In this lesson, you'll get some strategies for interpreting visual media like painting, sculpture, and photography.

Communication in Different Settings

9. Communication in Different Settings

Humans are social creatures and we spend a lot of time communicating with one another. In this lesson, we'll look at the two major types of communication and examine how setting can influence each type of communication.

How to Assess Student Learning with Presentations

10. How to Assess Student Learning with Presentations

Teachers use differing methods to accurately assess student understanding. This lesson explains what presentations in the classroom are, provides strengths and weaknesses of this method, and explains how they can be used to assess student learning.

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