For this assignment, you will use the active listening response in a real conversation and write a summary of how active listening techniques affected the conversation. This assignment will provide real-world practice on one of the most important skills covered in this course.
Explore the five stages of listening and explain how individuals can increase listening accuracy at each stage.
Analyze the four barriers to effective listening and how to overcome them.
Review the basics of the active listening response in the textbook and in the learning activities assigned for this module.
Use the active listening response in a real conversation.
Write a three to five page summary of how active listening techniques affected the conversation. How was this conversation different than others you’ve had with this individual? How will this exercise affect your communication behavior in the future?
The use of outside resources is strongly recommended, and all papers must be cited and written in current APA format.
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