Week 2 Discussion: Listening Analysis
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Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 4, pp. 260-265 (Listening for Understanding section in Chapter 5)
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions
Read the lesson for this week, and complete the listening exercise in the Listen Up! section to evaluate your listening skills. Then, address the following:
State the results of the exercise.
Using the information from the exercise, describe an instance when you failed to be an effective listener.
Next, respond to the following prompts, making connections to the ideas contained in the listening chapter assigned for the week. Explain your thought process and provide examples to give explanation to your descriptions of why you feel that way.
Where in the stages of listening did you experience breakdown?
What was the reason you failed to listen effectively? Were listening barriers present?
What could you have done differently to improve your listening?
Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification in all your responses.
Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
APA format for in-text citations and list of references
This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:
Link (webpage): Discussion Guidelines
Course Outcomes (CO): 2, 4, 5