listening

(redirected from Active listening)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

listening

Checking for matching data. In computer operations, the act of comparing is sometimes called listening. See TCP/IP port.
References in periodicals archive ?
Recently I have had such a moment, and the message is about the power of active listening.
Now if all the pieces are in place, then the believing music maker has added yet another skill to a growing arsenal, and that is active listening.
So in more emotionally charged conversations, you will make greater progress faster if you can develop your active listening skills.
Active listening is making a conscious effort to hear your customer's words as well as to try and understand the total message being sent, both verbally and nonverbally.
Important concepts such as accurate entrances, coordination of shared notes, imitation between parts, and most importantly, active listening to both self and partner, are experienced through the music.
Active listening occurs when you hear beyond the speaker's words and listen for the meaning; and even more so when you search for the context, intent and feelings behind the message.
Topics include active listening and communication skills; patient confidentiality; palliative care, advanced cancer and end-of-life issues; cultural and spiritual aspects of treatment; and patient service programs.
In Eavesdropping, he investigates the active listening he deploys to navigate the world around him.
Communication training programs usually contain a mix of topics such as: face-to-face communications, nonverbal communication, active listening, writing and presentation skills.
But do you ever use active listening as a skill to develop a shared sense of trust, respect and engagement with colleagues?
Students viewed participation as attendance, active listening, completing assignments and being prepared for class, not necessarily speaking in class.

Full browser ?