The SOAS SCAN work-shops

The SOAS SCAN workshop on Communication is a training course covering aspects significant to communications. The course caters to global communications in current interactive contexts, and intergrates multiple dimensions, including group size, group type, spatiality, temperality, modality, and context in communication.

Schedule and Syllabus

The SOAS SCAN runs for two full days, and provides participants with tasks both to bring to the workshop, and to take away from the workshop, while including participants in the SOAS SCAN global community for continuous development above and beyond the workshop. The SOAS SCAN has a global network of over 30000 academic institutions, who interact with SOAS at varous levels, academically, thus informing the development of its courses.

Day 1
Module 1
Introduction | Communication Fundamentals 
Why Strengthen Communication
Tenets of Bad and Great Communication
Common Weaknesses in Commnunication
Communication and Anthropology
Induction into our Community
Module 2
MicroComm A: Reflexivity, Looking at the Self
Who am I? Appraisal
What’s my Communication?
Tandem Criticism
Group Criticism and Constructive Feedback
Whole Class Criticism and Constructive Feedback
Module 3
MicroComm B: Self Development
Resolving and Countering
Expanding
Mapping my Communication Skills and Deficits
Application and Personal Constructive Feedback
Exercise to Expose our Weaknesses
Module 4
MicroComm C: Communication Motives
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Day 2
Module 5
MacroComm A: Communication in Society
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Module 6
MacroComm B: Networks, Circles
Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Non – Verbal Communication
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Module 7
MacroComm C: Corporate, Organization Comm
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Module 8
MacroComm D: MassComm Strategies
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Day 3
Module 9
MacroComm D: MassComm Strategies
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Module 10
MacroComm D: MassComm Strategies
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Module 11
MacroComm D: MassComm Strategies
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback
Module 12
MacroComm D: MassComm Strategies
Verbal Communication
Importance of the Tone
Non – Verbal Communication
Application and Practice
Assessment and Personal Constructive Feedback