Build my communication skills
This Outcome guides users through identifying how we learn and communicate, recognizing that people learn and communicate in different ways, and then applying that knowledge to increase effective interactions and communication. A full overview of this Outcome is attached to this article for download.
All ages with a primary focus on youth
Explore different ways I communicate: This goal focuses on generating
an awareness of the different ways we communicate and how that impacts a
conversation. Begin to learn about different communication styles, discover how
body language plays a role in the way we communicate, and how our actions can
speak louder than words. Start to observe and become aware of how we
communicate impacts interactions with other people.
Develop my skills in how I give and receive information: This goal
focuses on developing an understanding of how communication styles are
perceived and communicated. Research what good communication means,
complete a learning style assessment, and learn why this is important. Complete
a communication style assessment, and understand why it is important to know
the different ways people communicate and how to adapt. Observe and practice.
Expand my listening and speaking skills: This goal focuses on
demonstrating expressive and receptive communication skills and generalizing
them in multiple environments. Expanding foundational skills to thinking about
others, identifying good and bad communication skills, and then practice and
demonstrate learned skills.