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The Films on Demand database contains many streaming videos on the subject of Communication.
Barriers to Communication and How to Overcome Them
The key to overcoming communication barriers is to be able to identify and understand them. This program explains the various types of noice and details specific examples of physical, organizational, emotional, nonverbal, cultural, language-related or written barriers. The video offers solutions to overcoming common communication barriers.
Body Language Decoded
Body Language Decoded takes us into the mysterious world of non-verbal communication, what do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily? We look deep into the science of body language as well as its practical applications in law enforcement, romance, commerce, national security and more.
Brilliant Public Speaking
This video features top speakers and public speaking coaches who share their superb advice on how to speak confidently in any situation. Topics include choosing your subject, preparation, rehearsal, dealing with nervousness, dress codes, keeping the audience's interest, timing, delivery style, building rapport, coping with mistakes, PowerPoint, and more. This is the definitive step-by-step guide to an inspired presentation!
Business Communication Series
Solid communication skills are keys to a smooth transition from school to work. Using engaging scenarios to dramatize real-world communication breakdowns and demonstrate how employees overcome them, this four-part series addresses the cornerstones of communication: listening, speaking, writing, and reading.
Communication Essentials Series
Talent, ambition, and great ideas won’t amount to much if they’re not supported by good communication. This four-part series helps high school and college students improve their communication skills in four critical areas: listening, speaking, writing, and reading. Viewers are challenged to improve their habits and aim for several concrete goals—such as the ability to actively participate in discussions and meetings, to craft effective messages in speech or text, to process and understand workplace communication, and more.
Human Communications Theory
This program discusses the concepts of source, message, channel, receiver, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback. It also considers context,filters, paralanguage, and nonverbal communication.
Explores the ability of body language to reinforce or contradict the message we are sending verbally. Students will understand the importance of how we dress and present ourselves in order to make a good impression. Differing eye expressions are examined as a powerful body language tool, as is the sense of touch. Mixed messages are also investigated.
People Skills: Presenting to a Group
This program teaches viewers six tips to motivate a group in presentations and improve presentations immediately, including the first few moments, audience involvement, using visuals, reading the group, maintaining control, and pushing for action.
Public Speaking : Principles of Public Speaking Series
Three part series on effective public speaking.
Planning a Speech
Audience and Listening Skills
Understanding Body Language
Body language can tell us about feelings, motivations, and attitudes. This video teaches viewers that understanding body language can help improve their communication. Topics covered in this program include being aware of your own body language; learning to read others’ body language; body language for presentations; and body language for selling, conflict, and becoming more expressive.
Videos on Communication
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