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Communication Strategies Faculty Resources: Participating

Participating

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Participating

Engage with others to ensure communication is clear, correct, and complete.

Using this Strategy

Students will use the participation strategy when they:

  • Share ideas though the chat and microphone during class.
  • Meet with classmates in groups to work on assignments and activities.
  • Clearly communicate using PACT (Purpose, Audience, Context, Tone).
  • Reply to student and instructor emails promptly and using a professional tone.
  • Manage teamwork conflicts by communicating assertively.
  • Take initiative to organize group work and divide tasks.
  • Give and accept feedback from students and instructors.

Faculty Blog: Participating

Read about developing this strategy with your students in the Faculty Blog post: Communication Strategies: Participating

Key Resources

To learn about strategies for working with a group or team, students can:

To learn about assertive communication, students can:

To learn about strategies for professional online communication, students can:

To learn how to communicate using PACT (Purpose, Audience, Context, Tone):

To learn about giving and receiving feedback:

 

Related Academic Success Centre Supports

Faculty can access the following resources through Library & Academic Services to help their students develop this strategy:

Students can access the following resources through Library & Academic Services to develop this strategy:

  • Tutoring for individualized and small group support, if students needs support with the content of their courses in order to be able to improve their participation.
  • EAL Tutoring, for individualized language development for students whose first language is not English, which can help develop the confidence and language skills required for effective participation.
  • Academic Coaching, to develop the motivation and skills needed for successful participation within college.