Classroom Delivery Skills Distance Education course
ACS Distance Education
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This 100 hour distance learning course consists of eight lessons -
Lesson 1. Interpersonal Communication in Education
Basic principles of communication
Verbal and non-verbal communication
Factors affecting communication
Self-awareness and communication
Teacher student ratios
Factors affecting communication in a classroom
Teacher's needs and expectations
Society and culture
Communication and education approaches
Teacher-centred and student-centred learning
Verbal skills for classroom teaching
Lecturing or giving a talk
Elements of lecturing.
Lesson 2. Listening Skills
Stages of listening
Key elements of listening in a classroom
Obstacles to listening
Lack of interest
Responding to received communications.
Lesson 3. Understanding Motivation
What is motivation
Variables of motivation
Theories of motivation
Maslow's theory of motivation
Primary motivator, Unlearned motivators
Secondary or learned motivators
Motivation and anxiety
Motivation and distress.
Lesson 4. Motivational factors
Internal and external incentives
Relational nature of incentives
Enhancing intrinsic motivators
Social reinforcers as incentives
Influence of groups on individual motivation
Lesson 5. Applying Motivation to Education
Motivation and goals
Vicious and virtuous cycles
Assessing a person's current situation
Dealing with emotions
Identifying existing barriers to learning
Establishing goals and priorities
Locating and applying useful resources.
Lesson 6. Stress Management
Flight or fight response
Long term problems
What happens when a person is stressed
Stress management program.
Lesson 7. Conflict Management
What is conflict
Conflict handling techniques
Dealing with anger in others
Role play and conflict management.
Lesson 8. Mediation and Negotiation
What is negotiation?
Joint problem solving approach
Effective negotiating behaviour
Attributes of a good facilitator
Balance of power
Group work and discussion
Conflict training exercises.
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Training-Teaching/CLASSROOM-DELIVERY-SKILLS-BGN106-677.aspx
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