PRE-CLASS TASK INCLUDED BELOW the class description.
Please respond in a comment on this page and comment on your colleagues' responses.
Active listening is allowing someone else to talk unconditionally. That means suspending any judgement or self-talk while they speak. Active listening is a key to effective communication in our personal and professional arenas. However, did you know that active listening can improve your well-being? There are many benefits to active listening. The participants will learn about and practice active listening.
PRE-CLASS TASK: Please post your answers HERE on this class page in the comments section below.
(1) What do you gain from talking and what do you gain from listening?
(2) How do you know when someone is really listening to you? List the things that indicate they are listening. You may provide examples.