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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2007 - 2008

Module Title Classroom Mediation Skills
Module Code ES203
School School of Education Studies

Online Module Resources

Module Co-ordinatorMr Paul KingOffice NumberCA118
Level 2 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims

On completion of this module students will be able to:

·       to enable students to effectively communicate with learners in a teaching environment

·       to create awareness of a solution focused process and how to utilise it in an interviewing situation

·       to enable students to use effective networking skills

·       understand and demonstrate decision-making skills

communicate assertively.

Learning Outcomes

·       On completion of the module students will be able to:

·       understand how issues  may be presented in an interview

·        describe the key factors in  1 – 1 coaching  and mentoring

·       demonstrate skills in providing a solution orientated responses to learners needs.

·       master a range of intentional interviewing skills

·       Identify a range of decision-making styles

·       Demonstrate how effective communication skills in a core teacher competency

Identify a range of behaviour types

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 24
Tutorials 12
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 39

Total 75
Assume that a 5 credit module load represents approximately 75 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus

Indicative Syllabus: Interpersonal Communications/Intrapersonal Communications/Interviewing skills/Basic Communication Skills/Listening: Observing/Skills integration in intentional interviewing/ Networking: Meaning and Methodology/Decisions making skills/Assessing behaviour type skills/Negotiating: How to reach agreement on addressing issue presented

Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List


MacLennan, Nigel, 1961-. - Coaching and mentoring. - Aldershot, England : Gower, 1995. - 0566075628
Jerome, Paul J. - Coaching through effective feedback : a practical guide to successful commun. - Irvine, Calif : R. Chang Associates, 1994. - (Management skills series). - 1883553504
Argyle, Michael, 1925-. - Person to person : ways of communicating / Michael Argyle and Peter Trower. - New York : Harper & Row, 1979. - (The Cycle series). - l307445
Jerome, Paul J. - Coaching through effective feedback : a practical guide to successful commun. - Irvine, Calif : R. Chang Associates, 1994. - (Management skills series). - 1883553504
Adair, John Eric, 1934-. - Training for communication / John Adair. - Westmead [Eng.] : Gower Press, 1978. – 0566021129
Daloz, Laurent A. - Effective teaching and mentoring / Laurent A. Daloz ; foreword by K. Patric. - 1st ed. - San Francisco, Calif : Jossey-Bass, 1986. - (The Jossey-Bass higher education seri.. - 155542001x 
Moody, Paul E. - Decision making : proven methods for better decisions / Paul E. Moody. - New York : McGraw-Hill, 1983. - 0070428689
Rogers, B   (2002)Teacher Leadership and Behaviour Management
Edited by Independent Educational Consultant
Argyle, Michael, 1925-. - The psychology of interpersonal behaviour / Michael Argyle. - 3d ed. - Harmondsworth, Eng; Baltimore : Penquin Books, 1978. - (Open University set book). -
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