COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

EDU4IS

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The focus of this subject is on relational and communicative skills in interactions with others. Connections between people are examined from a number of viewpoints, as are the skills involved in fostering positive relationships. Skills of basic counselling such as listening, responding and clarity of intention are addressed. Demonstrations, simulations and directed practice are used to assist participants to develop their communication and interpersonal skills.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatricia McCann

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHuman relationship skills: coaching and self coaching.RecommendedRichard Nelson-JonesHOVE, ENGLAND, NEW YORK ROUTLEDGE. 4TH ED 2006
ReadingsUnderstanding human communicationRecommendedAdler, Ronald.B and Rodman, GeorgeOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW YORK. 8TH ED 2003

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the nature of communication and interpersonal relationships.

Activities:
TBE

02. Examine and understand specific theories connected to interpersonal and intrapersonal communication.

Activities:
TBE

03. Reflect on personal experience and how perception influences understanding.

Activities:
TBE

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