|Course Status :||Ongoing|
|Course Type :||Not Applicable|
|Duration :||8 weeks|
|Credit Points :||3|
|Start Date :||01 Aug 2023|
|End Date :||31 Oct 2023|
|Enrollment Ends :||31 Aug 2023|
|Exam Date :|
After completing the learning tasks in this module, the learners will be able to:
Unit 1: Classroom Communication: An Introduction
Introduction, communication: concept and process stages in classroom communication skills and purposes, principals of effective classroom communication, principles for teachers, Principles for message design, Principles for selection of instructional methods and media, principles for creating conducive learning environment.
Unit 2: Listening and Speaking
Listening: Concept, difference between hearing and listening, purpose of listening, process of listening, principles of effective listening, Development of listening among students
Speaking: Introduction, purpose principles of effective speaking, improving your speaking skills.
Unit 3: Reading and Writing
Reading: Concept, purposes, Types, Stages, Strategies for effective reading, techniques and practices to promote reading in classrooms, helpful tips for effective reading.
Writing: Concept, Purposes, Process of writing in classroom, Principles of effective writing, Different types of writing in classroom, Developing writing in classroom.
Non-Technical Communication: Memorandum, noting and drafting, Meeting procedure
UNIT 4: Barriers to Classroom Communication
Introduction, teacher related barriers, message related barriers, instructional methods and media related barriers, students/learners related barriers, learning environment related barriers
Unit 5: Active Learning
Concept of Active learning, Major Characteristics of Active learning, Elements of active learning, Benefits of active learning, Requirements to create active learning classroom, Active learning techniques to achieve learning objectives at various levels of Blooms’ Taxonomy, Classification of Active learning techniques, Barriers to active learning, Overcomes barriers to active learning.
Units 6: Role of Media in classroom Communication
Media: Concept. Types and purposes, Concepts, Types, Advantages and disadvantages of some selected instructional media, purpose served by media
Digital Media in teaching learning: Introduction, Types of digital media tools, advantages of using digital media in classroom factors to consider while using digital media in the classroom
Unit 7: Use of Board (Whiteboard/ Blackboard)
Concept, Significance of Board – Merits and Demerits, Dos’ and Don’ts to be followed while using the board, Different methods of using board.
Unit 8: Feedback
Concept and purpose, Types of Feedback, Four ‘W’s and one ‘H’ of feedback, relationship between Assessment and feedback, principles for obtaining and proving feed back
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3.Dalton , M. et. Al ,” Human Relation “, Chapter 9: Communication: The Essential Skill”,(2000) South-Western Thompson Learning
4.Michael Molenda , James D. Russell, Sharon E. Smaldino ,Sharon Smaldino ,Robert Heinich ,” Instructional Media and Technologies for Learning”, 5th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0023530708 ,ISBN-10: 0023530707
5.Jason Creekmore, Shannon Deaton,”The Active Learning Classroom: Strategies for Practical Educators “,Published by New Forums Press, United States, 2015, ISBN 10: 1581072872 / ISBN 13: 9781581072877
6.Brunner, Cornelia; Tally, William,” The New Media Literacy Handbook: An Educator's Guide to Bringing New Media into the Classroom”, Published by Anchor , Atlanta Book Company (Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.),ISBN 10: 0385496141 / ISBN 13: 9780385496148
7.Peter G. Cole and Lorna K. S. Chan” Teaching principles and Practices”, Published by Prentice Hall,(Australia) (1994),ISBN 10: 0724811923 ISBN 13: 9780724811922