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ERIC Number: ED147916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
A Learning Center Approach to Basic Communication Courses.
Ellingsworth, Huber W.; And Others
This booklet describes how to set up a multisection college-level course in basic communication skills, built around the concept of "learning activities" conducted within a "learning center." The ideas presented are based on four years of experience in operating such a course at the University of Hawaii. The first section of the booklet discusses key concepts that have been operationally defined for the learning center at Hawaii; it considers the selection of specific communication skills to be emphasized and the development of learning activities; and it examines details of operation and desirable course outcomes. The second section describes objectives, procedures, and evaluation methods for 16 learning activities designed for use in a communication learning center. The activities teach a wide range of communication skills, including those skills involved in seeking and giving information, working cooperatively with others, writing clear instructions, and making oral presentations. (GW)
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22041 ($1.60 member, $1.75 non-member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.; Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Note: Theory & Research Into Practice Series