Say What! Listening for Understanding

Your guide to becoming a meaningful listener
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 30 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Have you ever had trouble keeping your focused attention on a speaker? Have you ever listened to a speaker but the words seemed meaningless, and just didn't connect? The Listening for Understanding course will provide you with the tools you need and is your guide to becoming a better listener. Whether you're just looking to sharpen your listening skills, or you want to take your listening skills to the next level, this course is for you! Through engaging videos, and activities you will learn tips, tricks and strategies that will enable you to get a firm grasp on the listening basics, overcome listening barriers, and become an all-around better listener.

What are the requirements?

  • No special materials/experience required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand what it takes to become a good listener
  • Remove listening barriers
  • Implement tips and strategies to become a meaningful listener

Who is the target audience?

  • Students that want to learn new listening strategies
  • Students that want to take their listening skills and abilities to the next level

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Listening Fundamentals

Get to know a little bit about the people over at Snapshot training, and what we can offer to you as the learner.


Is listening so basic that you don't need to "learn" the basics? Well, we think there is still much to learn and uncover about listening. In this lecture you will learn the listening basics which will provide you with the foundation for the fundamental principals of listening.


In this section we will review the learning objectives and goals for the course.


Find out why we should be good listeners and why listening is such an important component of communication.


In this section you will learn what prohibts you from being a good listener, and how to become aware of the barriers and remove them.

Section 2: Listening Strategies

In this section you will learn the first strategy to becoming a meaningful listener, as well as, tips, tricks and strategies that you can exhibit to others to convey that you are listening intently.


Did you know a listener has more responsibilities than just listening? In this section you will learn what what it takes to be a meaningful listener, specifically focusing on picking up the details.


Sometimes it's not about what you ask, it's about how you ask it! Learn how to ask questions in a way that gives you, the listener, the most meaningful information possible.


This lecture will conclude the information covered throughout the course, and re-cap the course's learning objectives and goals.

Section 3: Test Your Knowledge
Listening for Understanding Quiz
10 questions

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Instructor Biography

Snapshot Training, Enthusiastic and Innovative Organizational Trainer

I'm Dee, with Snapshot Training and have been in instructional design and organizational development for more than 30 year - bringing innovative learning solutions to top Fortune 500 companies. Along with my team, who consists of 1 Instructional Designer, 1 Educational Psychologist, focused on the scientific approach to human learning, 1 Leadership Development specialist and 1 Video producer, we bring training based on research of proven strategies in an innovative way.

We incorporate the study of memory, conceptual processes and individual learning style differences in formulating new strategies for learning processes in humans - and bring it to you in a FUN and ENGAGING way!

We hope you INVEST IN YOU and join our "Snappie community" (Snappies are individuals who take any SHAPSHOT course).

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