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Principles of Information Exchange
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts, strategies, and systems needed to interact effectively with others. Students will be exposed to a variety of communication methods such as email, FAX, voice mail, cell phones, texting, etc. Students will develop professional communication skills that are necessary for success in the workplace through participation in activities that reinforce the information exchange process.
Becki Foster

Tina Fugate
- Define verbal and non-verbal communication.
- Identify the different forms of communication medium.
-Define and utilize concepts, strategies, and systems needed to interact effectively with others.
-Understand that effective listening skills are essential to successful communication.
-Identify various communication technologies/systems, including e-mail, fax, voice mail, cell phones, texting, etc.
-Demonstrate proper communication etiquette, and appropriate times to turn your cell phone off, no side conversations during meetings, etc.
-Determine the appropriate use of different forms of communication for a variety of audiences.
-Develop the ability to ask probing questions in an effort to gain more knowledge during the communication process.
-Design and present presentations for a variety of audiences, including board members, community members, school officials, etc.
-Perform a self evaluation of miscommunication.
-Apply effective listening skills within the communication process.
-Utilize various communication technologies to the communication process throughout the life cycle of the project.
-Demonstrate an understanding of the communication lab activities
-Explain the nature of effective verbal and non-verbal communication.
-Establish a communications network within a community.
-Use communication technologies/systems (e-mail, faxes, voice mail, cell phones, texting, etc.) appropriately.
-Interpret written & verbal instructions.
-Create a list of contacts according to the project guidelines.
-Finalize the communication process through exhibiting proper follow up procedures.
-Consider constructive feedback as it applies to the development of the communication process.
-Utilize constructive feedback to modify communication concepts, strategies and systems in the development of the communication process.

The student will be graded on satisfactory completion of the learning activities, assignments, and project work designed around the knowledge and skills described above.

Presentation Evaluations

Peer Evaluations

Journal Entries

Contact Lists

Direct Observation

Communication Evaluation

Employer Performance Evaluation

WorkKeys ( )
Communication...Your Stepladder to Success (Workshop)

This Course Found In The EAST Career Major
Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education
1500 W 7th Ave
Stillwater OK 74074

Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Engineering and Technology Environmental and Spatial Technology