Written Communication Strategies

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As defined communication strategies are the blueprints for how information will be exchanged by the sender and receiver. There are different types of communication strategies it may be: Verbal, Non-verbal or Visual. These communication strategies will be helpful in all kinds of communication you are experiencing.

Verbal communication is then broken down into 2 kinds, written and oral communication. Examples of written communication are emails, text, chats and many more. In my interview, she mentioned that they sent emails to schools and to the author of the test. They also used text messaging to confirm schedules with the guidance center. They used chat and text messaging to have better communication with each other. As well, oral communication
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Paralanguage, Kinesics, Haptics, Proxemics, Dress and Appearance, and Chronemics are part of the non-verbal communication strategies. We should always keep in mind that these affect our conversations even if it is not intended. These could also send a message and often leads to misunderstandings. As I was interviewing my sister she said that paralanguage is important, since she was talking to professionals her tone had to be formal and respectful. Whenever they are talking to students it had to be a calm tone and in a slower rate. As a matter of fact, my sister shared that kinesics was very important when they met with guidance teachers and school administrators. They had to show good facial expressions and posture whenever they had to present. They also tried to limit their hand movements so that the audience would not be distracted by it. She also mentioned that eye movements are very crucial since it would show their sincerity and also for them to show that they are respecting that person. Besides that, haptics and proxemics are also essential when they meet with their thesis adviser and guidance teachers. They say that they only shake hands with them and would not usually stay too far or close to them. On the other hand, it is given that dress and appearance is necessary whenever they meet with students and teacher this shows that they are professionals. Similarly, chronemics for them is very important. …show more content…
First, Cohen discussed Nomination. This was the first step in the research my sister conducted. This is where they formulated the desire topic they wanted to study, as for me it is usually given by a professor when we are doing research for that subject. Second is restriction, my sister said that they had to be specific with the location where they will conduct their experiment. They had to limit the schools they were going to reach. Next is turn-taking, when they had to present their study they took turns in discussing their topic and objectives. Also when they presented their final output they took turns so that everyone is given the chance to speak to the audience. Just like today, when we are given a group presentation everyone has to present her part to be graded. Additionally, another strategy he shared is topic control. In this the formality and informality would affect the development of the study. My sister shared that they had to be formal in every meeting and when they were given the chance to proceed with the testing of students. They also had to stick with their study and not be distracted with unnecessary topic shifts during meetings. Finally, he mentioned repair as a strategy. This is when the researcher addresses the problems of their study. My sister would always revise their study for it to be

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