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Communication Skills. Instructor: Prof. T. Ravichandran, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur.

Considering the significance of English language as a tool for global communication, the course aims to develop and enhance the linguistic and communicative competence of the students. The focus is on honing the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. By providing suitable examples, the students will be exposed to various forms of personal and professional communication. The self-learning tasks designed will facilitate to enhance effective communication skills in a modern, globalised context. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Introduction Unlimited
    • Lecture 02 – Barriers to Communication: Types of Barriers Unlimited
    • Lecture 03 – Barriers to Communication: Overcoming the Barriers Unlimited
    • Lecture 04 – Barriers to Communication: Miscommunication Unlimited
    • Lecture 05 – Nonverbal Communication: Introduction Unlimited
    • Lecture 06 – Importance of Body Language, Functions of Nonverbal Communication Unlimited
    • Lecture 07 – Types of Nonverbal Communication Unlimited
    • Lecture 08 – Nonverbal Communication: Facial Expressions, Proxemics, etc. Unlimited
    • Lecture 09 – Chronemics, Application of Nonverbal Communication to Gain a Professional Image Unlimited
    • Lecture 10 – Listening as an Integral Part of Communication Skills; Significance of Effective Listening Unlimited
    • Lecture 11 – Listening Skills: Types of Listeners; Barriers to Listening Unlimited
    • Lecture 12 – Active Listening Skills; Benefits of Effective Listening Unlimited
    • Lecture 13 – Business Letters Writing: Introduction Unlimited
    • Lecture 14 – Business Letters Writing: Job Application Letter Unlimited
    • Lecture 15 – Business Letters Writing: Curriculum Vitae (CV) Unlimited
    • Lecture 16 – Business Letters Writing: Resume Unlimited
    • Lecture 17 – Report Writing Unlimited
    • Lecture 18 – Report Writing (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 19 – Group Discussion: Introduction Unlimited
    • Lecture 20 – Group Discussion: Evaluation Criteria Unlimited
    • Lecture 21 – Group Discussion: Ensuring Success in Group Discussions Unlimited
    • Lecture 22 – Interview Skills: Misconceptions about an Interview, What is an Interview Unlimited
    • Lecture 23 – Interview Skills: Preparation for an Interview Unlimited
    • Lecture 24 – Interview Skills: Preparation for an Interview (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 25 – Interview Skills: Preparation for Questions, Keys to Success in Interviews Unlimited
    • Lecture 26 – Interview Skills: Keys to Success in Interviews (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 27 – Interview Skills: Attending an Interview, Closing an Interview Unlimited
    • Lecture 28 – Interview Skills: Post Interview Functions Unlimited
    • Lecture 29 – Netiquette Unlimited
    • Lecture 30 – Netiquette (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 31 – Oral Presentation: Overcoming Fear Unlimited
    • Lecture 32 – Oral Presentation: Developing Confidence Unlimited
    • Lecture 33 – Oral Presentation: Becoming a Professional Unlimited
    • Lecture 34 – Cross Cultural Communication: Introduction Unlimited
    • Lecture 35 – Conflicts in Cross Cultural Communication and Cultural Variables Unlimited
    • Lecture 36 – Cultural Variables, Environmental Variables Unlimited
    • Lecture 37 – Environmental and Perceptional Variables, Tips on Overcoming the Conflicts Unlimited
    • Lecture 38 – Common Errors Unlimited
    • Lecture 39 – Common Errors (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 40 – Common Errors (cont.) Unlimited

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