Communication Techniques For Educators & Administrators –
This course is designed to help educators and administrators develop effective interpersonal, group, and public communication skills. Strategies and techniques presented will include one-on-one interaction, organizational teamwork, strategies for conducting productive meetings, public presentation, and speaking styles. Emphasis is placed on communications with parents, teachers, the governing board, the superintendents, and the community.
Differentiate between a supportive and defensive classroom climate.
Examine communication competencies for teachers.
Analyze the effect of classroom diversity on communication.
Examine the areas of communication concerns in schools.
Ethical Behavior in the Classroom
Examine the relationship between ethics and the role of the teacher.
Analyze the process of ethical decision making.
Identify ways to handle disruptive students.
Explain the significance of clarity in classroom communications.
Analyze cultural variations in learning styles.
Compare and contrast instructional strategies.
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Explain the process of perception.
Analyze the importance of perception in the classroom.
Explain the functions of verbal and nonverbal communication in the classroom.
Examine the relationship of teacher nonverbal behavior to teacher effectiveness.
Analyze effective listening skills.
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