Participate in a Workplace Communication, part 3
ACTIVITY No. 1
WHAT IS COMMUNICATION?
At the end of this activity the learner should be able to:
1. List the forms of communication
Information sheet no. 1
1. Read information sheet No. 1 “What is communication?”
2. Follow the instruction indicated
What is communication?
Instruction: Complete the activities that follow below.
If possible discuss your responses with others and record your answers. There are also information sheets provided for you to consult if necessary after you have completed each activity.
Activity 1: What is communication?
Circle the items in the list below that you think are examples of communication:
Giving the thumbs up
Sending a fax
Using the telephone
If you circled all of them you are right. Communication is any verbal or non-verbal behavior which gives people an opportunity to send their thoughts and feelings, and to have these thoughts and feelings received by someone else.
Now list the form of communication you can think of:
If necessary read information Sheet 1: What is communication?
SELF- CHECK No. 1
Check your mastery in understanding the meaning of communication and its forms:
Here are some of the signs which Mr. Wright saw in the workshop:
Divide your selves into 5 groups and choose 3 signs to be interpreted
In order to communicate well, it is helpful to understand how communication takes place.
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INFORMATION SHEET No. 1 WHAT IS COMMUNICATION? The word communication came from the Latin word communis which means commonness. When people communicate with one...
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INFORMATION SHEET No. 2 THE COMMUNICATION MODEL The illustration below shows the flow of communication: Sender (encoder) Message Channel Receiver Feedback Receiver Communication...
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