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Listening and Memory Development

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Nov 29 - Nov 30, 2017
08:30 - 16:00 , Wed-Thu
Washington , DC $649 G
Feb 21 - Feb 22, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Wed-Thu
Washington , DC $649 O
Apr 25 - Apr 26, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Wed-Thu
Washington , DC $649 O
Jun 19 - Jun 20, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Wed
Washington , DC $649 O
Aug 07 - Aug 08, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Wed
Washington , DC $649 O
Sep 26 - Sep 27, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Wed-Thu
Washington , DC $649 O
Nov 15 - Nov 16, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $649 O
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Course overview

Improve work performance by increasing your ability to absorb and retain information. Learn the techniques for listening and capturing information for convenient recall. Develop more confidence and improve productivity with your enhanced ability to access and recall important deadlines, policies and other information.

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Who should attend?

Individuals who want to improve their ability to absorb and retain information.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize the value of active listening
  • Know the four key elements of good listening
  • Understand your listening style and listening attitude
  • Improve your listening skills and develop effective listening habits
  • Recognize the major memory systems and techniques as well as items contributing to memory
  • Train your memory by selecting the memory system and techniques that work best for you and are appropriate for the situation
  • Improve your ability to remember names and numbers

Course outline

Syllabus -- Listening and Memory Development, COMM7007D, Grad. School, USDA

Day one of two


  • Differences between Hearing and Listening
  • Things to Consider about Listening
  • Listening Profile
  • Positive Behaviors for Memory Improvement
  • Good and Bad Listening Habits
  • E-Filters
  • Benefits to Effective Listening
  • Body Language, Facial Expressions, Tone of Voice
  • Separating Facts from Inferences
  • Active Listening

Day two of two


  • Misconceptions about Memory
  • Memory Profile
  • Basics of Effective Memory
  • Imagery vs. Verbal Processes
  • Major Mnemonic Techniques

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