Communication Strategy

Communication and Collaboration Strategy

Kimberly Parker


June 10, 2010
Donna Baker

Communication and Collaboration Strategy

    “What is effective for one learner may be ineffective for another.   Learning styles will differ among learner based on how they concentrate on process, internalize and recall content.” (Honingsfeld and Dunn, 2006)
    Several learning styles and personality types dictate the process of communication and collaboration among individuals.   While this is very important in recognizing these different learning styles and personality types, it is equally important to adapt a strategy to communicate effectively and possibly reach a common goal.   I will look at the styles and types that I scored highly on in the assessment.   Bodily-Kinesthetic, Verbal –Linguistic and Interpersonal as just a few of the different learning styles and a Thinker, Adventurer, and Organizer as different personality types and some possible strategies to communicate and collaborate within them.
    First I will describe Interpersonal learning, this type describes how people see things from another’s point of view.   Creating a relationship with others and participating or cooperating within a group presents a sound atmosphere for discussion.   This enables individuals to learn from one another by expressing individual ideas and experiences.
    Secondly, Bodily- Kinesthetic learning, describes how people are able to process information through hand and body movement control and expression.   They would prefer direct involvement with material they are learning.   They understand and retain material longer when it is used or presented in an active way.
    Lastly under the types of learners I will describe Verbal- Linguistic learners these type learners describe how people are able to express themselves well and are usually good listeners, they learn best when taught using spoken word or written materials.   In addition the Verbal –Linguistic learner...