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    Better Interpersonal Communication


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    Hours: 25
    Duration: 3 months

    Language: English

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    Certification included

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    Program Description

    Interpersonal Communication is a very important skill that is needed to developing and maintaining personal and professional relationships. Just because you are talking does not mean your communicating. This course will take you through the steps involved in understanding the importance of interpersonal communication and the effect on our daily interactions.

    Learning Objectives

    • Recognize the basics and importance of verbal and nonverbal communication • Identify steps associated with the learning process and how to improve your listening skills • Recall types of personality styles and the perception process • List styles of conflict and what contributes to it


    Better Interpersonal Communication Module 1 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication Module one will help students understand just what interpersonal communication is. Included is how you communicate face-to-face, and the process by which you exchange information through feelings and through verbal and non-verbal messages. Module one will discuss how you communicate through voice, facial features, gestures, and body language. Understanding Interpersonal Communication What is Communication Verbal Communication Non Verbal Communication Listening Skills Better Interpersonal Communication Module 2 Self-Concept, Self-Esteem and Self-Disclosure In module two, students will learn more about how communication affect’s one’s perception, attitude and behavior, all of which can be demonstrated through interpersonal communication. In order to communicate with others you first need to be able to understand yourself. Module two will also touch on gender communication and how to understand the differences in how males and females communicate. Understanding Your Self-Concept About Your Self-Esteem Exercising Self-Disclosure Understanding Gender Communication Perception of Interpersonal Communication Better Interpersonal Communication Module 3 Perception, Defensiveness and Conflict Not everyone’s perception of their environment is the same. Module three will discuss how we pay attention to various stimuli and clues, whether consciously or not. Also included in this module is defensive behaviors and how to communicate without it dominating your interpersonal relationship. Finally, module three will discuss the conflicts that occur in communicating with others with there is an inconsistency in ideas, attitudes, emotions and values. Understanding Perception Physiological Perceptions Psychological Perceptions Defensive Behaviors Different Styles of Conflict Better Interpersonal Communication Module 4 Electronic Communication Electronic communication has become a part of about everyone’s lives. We have the convenience of communicating via text, e-mail, social networking sites and phone calls and face to face communication has dwindled. Module four will discuss how electronic communication can enhance and hinder our communication and intimacy at the same time. Also included is how to most effectively use electronic communication. Types of Electronic Communication Characteristics of Electronic Communication Electronic Communication-Misuses Using Electronic Communication Effectively How Technology Plays a Role in Interpersonal Communication



    There are no specific prerequisites for this course

    Technical Requirements

    Internet Access: Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections. Hardware: 1 GB RAM minimum recommended PC/Windows: Windows XP, Vista or 7 Mac computers: Mac OS X 10 or higher MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website) Software: Google Chrome is the best browser for this course Cookies MUST be enabled Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.) Adobe PDF Reader Adobe Flash Player Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)



    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content

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