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Communicating with Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Communicating with Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

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April 2010 | 144 pages | Learning Matters
Communication is a key theme of the QTLS Standards. This accessible book helps readers to understand the theories and principles that underpin effective communication and apply this theory to improve their communication with learners, colleagues and others in professional life. It examines the environment of educational settings and looks at how individuals themselves communicate with the sector. It gives detailed advice on communication skills and promoting a supporting learning environment. It goes on to include notes on communicating for specific teaching situations, inclusion and working with colleagues. Finally, it covers resources for communication and their adaptation for different situations.
Communication theory: process, perception and interaction
Listening and speaking skills
Non-verbal communication, writing and reading skills
The human factor in communication
Communicating for inclusivity
Managing behaviour through communication
Communicating with large groups and with distance learners
Communicating within organisations
Communicating with colleagues

good, sound advice and easy to follow

Miss Deborah Young
Work Ready People, hit
May 22, 2015

A key text for supporting those units relating to communication, as well as a practical guide for teaching practice and development of minimum core skills.

Ms Nicky Hawkins
Education , South Devon College
October 7, 2014

A good book for the DTTLS course and our module Communication and Student Support in particular.

Mrs Jennifer Marshall
School of Education, Derby University
March 29, 2012

Keith Appleyard

Keith Appleyard has worked within the post-16 sector since 1978 as a lecturer, college senior manager and teacher trainer. He has been a tutor and course leader for PGCE/Cert Ed programmes at Lincoln College, and a tutor on these programmes at Nottingham Trent University. He is presently an ITT reviewer for Standards Verification UK (SVUK). More About Author

Nancy Appleyard

Nancy Appleyard has been teaching communication studies and personal development to a wide range of adults since 1994. Initially she worked as a tutor at Lincoln College teaching government funded programmes for returner to education. Since 2001 she has designed and developed more wide-ranging and flexible communication and personal development programmes within the FE sector and voluntary organisations. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781844453771