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BLI-225: Communication Skills

By Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 4384

Communication is the heart of every organization. Everything we do in the workplace or outside is a result from our communication. Communication not only helps people to facilitate the process of sharing information and knowledge, but also helps people to develop relationships with others. Studying communication develops important life skills, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict resolution, team building, and public speaking. Moreover, to be a successful librarian, it is very important to have effective communication skills. Being able to communicate effectively can lead us to become more assertive, have better relationships, and enjoy a happier life.

The course ‘Communication Skills’ is developed and offered with an objective to fulfill the following learning outcomes: Understand the different styles of communication, understand the effective speaking skills, develop effective reading comprehensions, understand how to write a good personal profile, improve one’s presentation skills, and develop good writing skills.

Course Credit 

4

Summary
Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 01 Mar 2021
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 30 Jun 2021
Category :
  • Library and Information Sciences
Level : Postgraduate



Course layout


Weeks 

Topics 

Week-1

Unit 1: The Basics 

Week-2

Unit 2: Social Skills

Unit 3: Introducing the Institution

Week-3

Unit 4: Your Profile

Unit 5: Preparing your Portfolio

Week-4

Unit 6: Preparing your Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Unit 7: The Job Interview 

Week-5

Unit 8: Presentation Skills

Week-6

Unit 9: Telephone Skills

Unit 10: Group Discussion

Week-7

Unit 11: Body Language

Week-8

Unit 12: Writing Skills: Some Basic Guidelines

Week-9

Unit 13: Internal Correspondence at the Workplace

Unit 14: External Correspondence at the Workplace

Week-10

Unit 15: Basic Features of Proposals

Week-11

Unit 16: Writing Reports

Week-12

Unit 17: Questionnaire Methods 

Instructor bio

Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan is a Faculty of Library and Information Science. He did his Master’s from NEHU, M.Phil and PhD from University of Delhi. He was a Doctoral Fellow at the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and has a doctoral degree in the area of ‘Development of Information Village Model in North East India’.

His areas of interest are: Research Methodology, Public Information Systems and Services, Communication Skills, Social Media for teaching learning and issues relating to environment and climate change.

He has published several research papers and has co-edited two books titled: Response to Climate Change and Nagas Today: Indigenous Discourse. Under his supervision three PhD scholars have been awarded their degrees.

He has organized several national and international seminars, talks, workshops, colloquiums and conferences. Presently he is the PhD Research Programme Coordinator of the discipline and also the convener of Academic Committee, School of Social Sciences.



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