Overview: This lesson teaches learners to define the elements of effective
communication and its process. It will focus on communication as the
best way to convey meaning and introduce barriers to the communication
process. Students will learn the communication process loop and its
Educational Goal: The goal of this lesson is for each learner to:
(1) Comprehend the elements of the communication process and
(2) respond positively to it and how it applies to their goals and lives.
Cognitive: â€” Define effective communication
â€” Explain the elements of the communication process, the
best communication approach (transaction), and
internal and external barriers.
Affective: â€” Describe the value of effective communication and its
Skills Connection: How it relates: Learners must talk with respect, listen
for understanding, get along with others, and speak so others can understand
in order to use the Communication Process effectively as it applies
to their life and goals as parents, workers, and citizens. This lesson has
connections with the Tennessee KSA â€“ Listen for Understanding, Talking
With Respect and Getting Along With Others; and the EFF Standards â€“ Listen
Actively and Speak So Others Can Understand.