EDUO 9724: Effective Communications

  • Instructor: Dick Bach
  • Semester Credits/Units: 1
  • US $149
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    Course Description

    This class will explore all kinds of communications – effective and ineffective, positive, negative, verbal and non-verbal with the goal of helping the teacher/coach be an effective communicator. Good listening skills will be a main concern.

    Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; 4 edition (February 17, 2012)

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, the participants will understand:

    • Six Reasons for Ineffective Communication.
    • Eight Reasons for Negative Communication Techniques.
    • How to Build Credibility with his/her Athletes.
    • The Importance of Good Listening Skills.
    • Concepts and Skills Involved in Non-Verbal Communication.
    • Eleven Principles of Effective Reinforcement.

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    Dick Bach

    B.S., M.S. Physical Education

    Taught and coached 7-9 Jr. High students for five years.

    Taught mathematics and physical education at the High School level for 35 years.

    Had experience as a Department Head in physical education.

    Helped to develop a state granted voluntary integration program.

    Richard’s personal interests are golf and helping others succeed.