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Learning Exercise

Material: Interpersonal Communication Skills Test
Submitted by: Renee Nills on Mar 28, 2006
Date Last Modified: Mar 28, 2006
Title: Exploring Individual Communication Styles
Description: A simple on-line survey that consists of 34 questions that assesses one's interpersonal communication skills.
Type of Task: Student-centered, Supplemental activity
Time Required 30 minutes
Topics: Communication, Interpersonal skills, self-assessment
Course: Speech I
Audience: College General Ed, High School
Prerequisites Skills: 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.
Technical Notes: N/A
Text of Learning 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 URL: N/A
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