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Learning Exercise: Exploring Individual Communication Styles

Title:
Exploring Individual Communication Styles
Material:
Description:
A simple on-line survey that consists of 34 questions that assesses one's interpersonal communication skills.
Course: Speech I

Info

Submitted by:
Renee Nills
Date Last Modified:
March 28, 2006

Exercise

This assignment was used as an introduction to freshman Speech I. It was used
after a lengthy discussion of communication.

Students were each given a laptop computer and were told to take the test and
print the results for later discussion. The test took approximately 10 minutes
for each student to take and the discussion took about 20 minutes.

The test is very helpful and the average highschool student can take the test
with success. However, the results are limited unless you are willing to pay
for more detailed analysis.

Our class still found this to be an excellent spring-board for discussion.
Additional Information: N/A

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • High School

Topics

Communication, Interpersonal skills, self-assessment

Requirements

Some knowledge of how to navigate on the internet is all that is needed.

Learning Objectives

Students will gain an appreciation for their own interpersonal communication strengths and weaknesses.

Type of Task

  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity

Technical Notes

N/A