Communication and Collabortion


Communication and Collaboration Strategy

Pancho Villa

University of Phoenix

Communication and Collaboration Strategy

    Just like life in general there is many different ways people react to certain situations, this is the same for learning styles.   I myself have struggled through out my education in finding the perfect learning style that would help me out in the long run.   Some of the common learning styles have been explained to me time and time again but I have yet found one that I prefer.   The following three learning styles are in my opinion the most common in which I will elaborate a strategy for effective communication and collaboration among them.
Learning Styles
    Verbal/Linguistic, this is a learning style in which we tend to change terms around to make it easy for us to remember.   Involves taking written and mental notes emphasizing key words that will help us remember a lecture or reading assignment.   Putting complex words and definitions in your own words, often people tend to use humor as a vital role for this learning style.   When encountering this particular learning style, I find it useful if I communicate with the individual in a common sense way utilizing humor to share my opinion.
    Intrapersonal, The  (2003) Web site Inspiring Breakthrough [Howard Gardener, in his book ‘Frames of Mind’ defines Intrapersonal Intelligence as sensitivity to our own feelings, our own wants and fears, our own personal histories, awareness of our own strengths and weaknesses, plans and goals].   In this learning style the individual is more aware of expressing their feelings and understanding self interaction with other alums.   This is one of the most difficult learning styles to communicate with.   Individuals tend to keep to themselves and at times not willing to open up to discussion.   It is essential that you approach these particular individuals in a non-aggressive way since there is...