“It is an old observation that verbal communication would be practically impossible if speakers could not build upon the common ground which they share with their interlocutors. Speaker and audience must not only share a command of the language in which the speaker expresses himself, but also substantial quantities of extra-linguistic knowledge.”
Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is a simple method for clear, empathic communication consisting of four steps: Stating observations, then feelings, then needs, then requests. NVC aims to find a way for all present to get what really matters to them without the use of guilt, humiliation, shame.
There is no one way to produce a paper, and no perfect writing process. But most people conduct at least some planning, drafting, revising, and proofreading when they tackle a writing assignment.
Physically situated within the dynamic learning space of the John M. Kelly Library, this photo-documentary exhibition will explore the development of Marshall McLuhan’s theories in the context of his academic and personal life at St. Michael’s College.
According to which ideas does the human being manage her/his relationship with the world in which s/he lives? Is this relationship shaped by psychic invariable structures influencing the interaction between the subject and the objective reality? What is the existential role of knowledge and what is the connection of the philosophy with the individual’s life?
Digital technologies can help in expanding and democratizing knowledge by evenly spreading it between the developed core and the developing peripheries. Evidence suggests that digital technologies are in fact helping to expand knowledge, but are not succeeding in democratizing it.