Listening and interpersonal skills (lecturers)
Teaching resources to help you to develop your students' skills. You can adapt these materials to suit your own needs; see the link below for more details about acknowledging Skills@Library.Using our resources
The Academic confidence (PDF) workshop introduces discussion points to help students participate in seminars and tutorials.
The Social and networking (PDF) workshop introduces discussion points to help students build confidence in social situations.
The Team work (PDF) workshop introduces discussion points around giving and receiving feedback in a group situation.
Questioning styles (PDF)
Explores how rephrasing questions can generate different types of interaction.
Observing conversations (PDF)
The importance of body language and questioning styles.
SWOT analysis (PDF)
A reflective activity where students record their strengths and weaknesses.
Listening skills audit (PDF)
Assess listening skills by completing this listening skills audit.
Listening and interpersonal skills
Help students identify strengths and weaknesses through a range of interactive activities.
At the end of the tutorial, students are directed to more specific resources on the Listening and interpersonal skills (students) page.
Making group work work
This extensive online resource includes video clips and discussion points to help students manage the challenges of group work.
There are ten episodes, each focusing on a different challenge.
Making group work work (PDF)
Making group work work
Further activities are on the Listening and interpersonal skills (students) page.
Staff and Departmental Development Unit
support for University of Leeds staff
Skills@Library resources are designed to help you to develop your students' listening and interpersonal skills.
To develop your own listening and interpersonal skills, SDDU runs several workshops.
BooksBANEY, J. 2004. Guide to Interpersonal Communication.
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Websites and online resources
The LearnHigher Listening and interpersonal skills tutor resource
helps educators develop and deliver student workshops in this area.
The multi-media resource includes suggested workshop content,
ice-breakers, activities, and FAQs.
International Listening Association
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- Finding and evaluating information (lecturers)
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- Learning in a digital age (lecturers)
- Listening and interpersonal skills (lecturers)
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