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EL 602 - Facilitation Through Communication

Format: Online

Duration: 8 weeks

Credits: 3

As an educational leader, your position demands a strong ability to facilitate a variety of communication skills among colleagues, co-workers, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the community at large. This course addresses the challenges of inclusivity in diversity, gender, culture and generational gaps to master the communication skills needed to succeed.

Course Description

In EL 602 Facilitation Through Communication, you will develop academic written and oral skills, interpersonal communication skills and technology skills for presentations and organizational communication. An examination of the relationship between communication and organizational culture are also addressed.

Sample Course Topics

Throughout this course, you will focus on centralized topics as they relate to the overall objectives of this course. While topics are subject to change based on course and instructor, sample topics may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Defining Facilitation Through Communication
  • Balancing Creativity and Constraint
  • How We Learn and Why We Communicate the Way We Do
  • Critical Approaches of Organizational Culture
  • Inclusivity
  • Diversity, Gender and Generational Groups in Communication

Your Learning Objectives

Upon completion of EL 602 you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate academic and professional written, oral and technological communication skills, including the use of appropriate APA writing style.
  • Evaluate various modes of organizational communication, including technology and its impact on communicating the organizational culture.
  • Explore and apply various communication styles including variations found within diverse cultural, gender and generational groups.
  • Apply interpersonal communication skills that promote inclusiveness.

*Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.

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For more information about Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Master of Arts in Educational Leadership degree, request more information or call us at (877) 308-9954.