Communication

[vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”305″ img_size=”200×200″ animation=”rda_zoomIn” css_animation=””][button size=”medium_rd_bt” t_color=”#e2e2e2″ b_color=”#2c6700″ b_hover_color=”#92cd00″ url=”http://careercred.com/my-badges/communication/comm-apply/” ml=”15″]APPLY[/button][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_custom_heading text=”Communications Badge” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css_animation=””]This badge is about your application of literacy and your ability to produce clear, structured written work and oral literacy, including listening and questioning skills. To earn this badge you need to demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Ability to selecct and discriminate between information sources based on their reliability and suitability for purpose
  • Ability to produce structured and purposeful reports with conclusions supported by a critical selection of valid evidence
  • Ability to express opinions, speculate, discuss, reason and engage in debate and argument
  • Ability to present a clear and concise message using a variety of media

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_accordion][vc_accordion_tab title=”Communication Missions”][vc_column_text]There are FOUR missions to complete.

The mission tasks and the required evidence are listed below.
You should complete the tasks and have your evidence ready before applying for the badge.
To apply for the badge click on the APPLY button.

Good luck![/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Mission 1″][iconbox type=”11″ icon=”ws-progress-0″ i_color=”#2c6700″ title=”Presentation Skills”]Effective communication is a integral part of any role and developing strong communication skills is a lifelong process. Reflecting on your performance as a communicator can prove very valuable in helping you to identify where you can most readily improve your communication abilities.

MISSION

This mission asks you to reflect on an oral communication experience, for example a presentation to an audience, a speech at an event or communication as part of a more informal setting such as a seminar or workshop.

So your mission is:

  • Using Gibbs’ model, reflect on your performance during, before and after a recent presentation
  • Download and complete the template here: COMMUNICATION MISSION 2
  • REQUIRED EVIDENCE – Save the completed template and when you are ready to apply for the badge, load the completed template as your evidence

When considering how you might have improved your performance you may find some useful advice in the videos below.

 

[/iconbox][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Mission 2″][iconbox type=”11″ icon=”ws-progress-1″ i_color=”#2c6700″ title=”Demonstrate your Communication Ability”]

MISSION

Select and load as evidence an example of your work which exemplifies one of the communication skills associated with this badge. To remind you, they are:

  • Ability to select and discriminate between information sources based on their reliability and suitability for purpose
  • Ability to produce structured and purposeful reports with conclusions supported by a critical selection of valid evidence
  • Ability to express opinions, speculate, discuss, reason and engage in debate and argument
  • Ability to present a clear and concise message using a variety of media

You can select any media that demonstrates your communication ability. This might be a written report, a presentation, a video, a podcast, an e-portfolio, a website or any other type of media which showcases your communication ability.

When you are ready to APPLY for this badge you will need to respond to the questions below:

REQUIRED EVIDENCE

When you apply for this badge you will be asked to:

  1. Load the selected media file
  2. Identify which of the FOUR abilities you are exemplifying.
  3. Briefly explain why you consider the loaded media to be a showcase example of your ability

[/iconbox][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Mission 3″][iconbox type=”11″ icon=”ws-progress-2″ i_color=”#2c6700″ title=”Create a Profile”]The most important topic you will ever need to communicate is YOU! In order to maximise the success of your career throughout your career, you must be able to effectively articulate who you are, what you can do and what you have to offer.

MISSION

Create a LinkedIn profile
(If you already have a LinkedIn profile, review and improve to ensure it effectively profiles you and your career ambitions)

REQUIRED EVIDENCE

When you APPLY for this badge you will be asked to:

  • Provide a link to your LinkedIn profile.

You may find the following videos helpful in creating and improving your LinkedIn profile.

 

[/iconbox][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Mission 4″][iconbox type=”11″ icon=”ws-progress-3″ i_color=”#2c6700″ title=”Assess your Communication Ablity”]Having completed the first three missions and reflected on your abilities you should now be in a strong position to assess your communication ability and skills.

You will assess yourself on the four communication abilities. You will also be asked to justify your rating and to plan for improvement.

  1. Ability to selecct and discriminate between information sources based on their reliability and suitability for purpose
  2. Ability to produce structured and purposeful reports with conclusions supported by a critical selection of valid evidence
  3. Ability to express opinions, speculate, discuss, reason and engage in debate and argument
  4. Ability to present a clear and concise message using a variety of media

When you are ready, click on the APPLY button to provide the evidence for all the missions and to begin your skills self-assessment.[/iconbox][/vc_accordion_tab][/vc_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]