Communicate It -- Effective Communication for High School and Beyond!
In this 8 session course, we'll look at how to effectively communicate in the modern world, whether in person, email, text, and social media.
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learners per class
$15 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 4 weeks
60 minutes per class
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"Do I text my teacher or email him?" "Should I talk to the principal in person or deliver a letter to her office?" "How should I introduce myself in this email about a job opening that I saw online?" "What’s the best way to contact a company about an internship?" "What do I say to that person who just had a family member pass away?" These are just some of the questions that I hear all the time from students. Everyone knows that communication skills are important in today’s highly...
- Compare and contrast common forms of modern communication - Determine the most effective and appropriate form of communication for various situations - Clearly define goals in communication - Engage in goal-based forms of communication - Understand the basic psychology of communication - Use a decision tree to assemble key pieces of information for communication - Make determinations of what and how much information to communicate - Understand the long term impact of digital archives - Utilize past communications and experiences to simplify future communications
Learners will have practice assignments to write various forms of communication for different situations. These assignments should take 10-20 minutes per week outside of class.
Learners will receive feedback on practice assignments and each learner will receive an end of class written assessment with recommendations for areas of additional practice based on the practice assignments.
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Former High School Computer Science Teacher / Game Industry Veteran
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
28 total reviews
23 completed classes
Hello! My name is Tom Shiflet and I teach a variety of computer science, game design and math classes tied together with game programming as a hands-on "math lab"! I am a game industry veteran, having worked on about 20 PC games in the past, I've...