CTE220 Lesson 7 Communication Skills Survey

Good communication skills are critical for effectively managing a classroom. Read each of the statements and rate them on a scale from 1 (very much unlike me) to 5 (very much like me). A score of 1 or 2 on any item: This is an area where you need to work on improving your communication skills.
A score of 3 or 4 on any item: This is an area that you may want to consider working on to improve your communication skills.
A score of 5 on any item: This indicates a strong communication skill.



  1. I know the characteristics of being a good speaker in class and with students.
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I am good at public speaking
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I do not tend to dominate conversations
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I talk "with" people, not "to" people
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I don't criticize people very much
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I don't talk down to people or put them down.
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I don't moralize when I talk with people
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I use "I" messages rather than "you" messages.
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I do not have an aggressive style.
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I do not have a manipulative style
     
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  1. I do not have a passive style
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I do have an assertive style.
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I'm good at giving my full attention to someone when they are talking with me.
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I maintain eye contact when I talk with people
     
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    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I smile a lot when I interact with people.
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    very much unlike me  very much like me


  1. I know the value of silence in communication and how to practice it effectively.
     
      1 2 3 4 5  
    very much unlike me  very much like me