Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE DOC6004

 
TITLE Understanding and Developing Assertiveness

 
LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

 
ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

 
DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

 
DESCRIPTION
Assertiveness is respecting yourself, being clear about what you want and taking responsibility for it, while at the same time respecting others. It is a skill, and as such can be practised and learnt. An assertive person can communicate well, and can deal well with different personalities, in different situations. A certain amount of self-confidence is basic to assertiveness.

Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should be able to:

- describe assertive, non-assertive and aggressive behaviours;
- distinguish between these behaviours when observed in different contexts;
- recognise verbal and non-verbal features of these behaviours;
- apply verbal and non-verbal features in becoming more assertive;
- demonstrate self-confidence and the ability to communicate assertively.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Occ A - Date: 4 Dec 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Workshop

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

 
LECTURER/S Natalie A. Kenely

 
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