DIALOGIC LISTENING EXERCISE
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING STEPS:
with the student next to you to identify an issue at the heart of the
controversy on the topic explored in class today. Be sure that the issue
you’ve selected matters to you both.
one of you to present his or her perspective and the other to serve as a
listener. Be sure that the person
listening does not interrupt at any time during this part of the sharing
the listener to present his or her understanding of the presenter’s
perspective, ending with the question: “Is this what you were
seeking to convey?”
time for the original presenter to answer the question and offer
clarification as needed.
this part of the sharing process until both of you feel confident that the
listener has understood what the presenter was seeking to convey.
roles and repeat the process.
together to be prepare a summary of your experience to share with the
you’ve completed the 8 steps above, write the central issue on the board.