Two faculty members in Clarion University Department of Communication presented a panel discussion, “Communication Professionals in the Making: Promoting Effective Listening in Undergraduate Student Peer Groups,” June 21 during the International Listening Association’s 34th annual convention in Montreal.
Dr. Myrna Kuehn, department chair, outlined the implementation of a pilot program for peer mentors in her presentation on “Effective Listening as a Communication Program Peer Mentor.” Dr. Laurie Miller discussed listening as a component in journalistic interviews in “Journalism’s 5 W’s and the H: The Essence of ‘L.’” Amber Alsop, a graduate student at Edinboro University, also participated on the panel. She spoke on the topic of “Peer Conflict Mediation.”
The ILA conference, “Listening: The Art, The Science, The Joie de Vivre,” was held June 20-23 in Montreal and featured new training techniques and research in the art and science of listening.
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