Are you ready to change your conversations for the better?
This course offers a comprehensive yet concise approach to mastering conversational techniques, requiring no prior knowledge in communication theory. With its practical learning material, you can directly apply new skills to real-life situations, enhancing your daily interactions on difficult or contentious topics. This FREE COURSE is timely and accessible, presenting information in an informal, easy-to-learn manner, catering to a wide audience.
Phase I of this self-directed course takes roughly four to five hours in total to complete.
Its versatility and emphasis on critical thinking not only enhances communication skills but also contributes to personal and intellectual growth, encouraging curiosity and compassion. Available online and on mobile devices, the self-paced nature of this course ensures flexibility, allowing you to progress at your own pace. By the end of this course, you will emerge as a smarter, more thoughtful communicator, ready to navigate complex conversations about beliefs with confidence.
Here’s a breakdown of Phase I of Navigating Beliefs.
Start Here: The Course Foreword
An introduction to the course and what you need to know to get the most out of it.
Module 1: What is Street Epistemology?
Find out what Street Epistemology is, the key steps of Street Epistemology and how they work together, the main qualities of Street Epistemology, and a brief history of the approach.
Module 2: Why Use Street Epistemology?
Learn which goals you should and could pursue when doing Street Epistemology.
Module 3: Considering Ethics
Discover the ethical principles to adhere to when doing Street Epistemology.
Module 4: Having the Right Mindset
Explore the ideal mindsets for Street Epistemology, as well as techniques to develop them.
Module 5: Preparing to Do Street Epistemology
What factors do we need to consider and practically prepare for prior to doing Street Epistemology?
Module 6: Building and Maintaining Rapport
Learn how to build and maintain rapport, develop skills that assess and track rapport, avoid actions likely to break rapport, and recover lost rapport.
Who made this course?
This course is the product of a comprehensive, multi-year collaboration initiated by Street Epistemology International, a leading organization dedicated to advancing the practice of Street Epistemology. A team of experts from across the globe with thousands of hours of practical conversational experience, have come together to create this unique learning experience. These practitioners, skilled in the art of conversational techniques, have carefully condensed their practical knowledge and expertise into the course’s content, ensuring it is both comprehensive and accessible.
This course is self-directed, allowing you to navigate through the material at your own pace, fostering a personal and in-depth understanding of the subject matter. It smoothly incorporates current principles drawn from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, science, and communications theory, ensuring a well-rounded approach to Street Epistemology. In order to bolster its effectiveness and relevance, the course has undergone rigorous focus-group testing, engaging individuals both familiar and unfamiliar with the conversational techniques of Street Epistemology. This detailed development process ensures that this course stands as a testament to the commitment and expertise of Street Epistemology International and the dedicated team of practitioners who have played a pivotal role in its creation.
Is this course for me?
This course provides an abundance of benefits, equipping you with the necessary skills to navigate through conversations with ease and confidence. By immersing yourself in the principles and techniques of Street Epistemology, you will learn how to foster an environment conducive to open and productive dialogue, applicable across various settings—from casual interactions with friends and family to more structured discussions in professional and academic spheres.
Additionally, the self-directed nature of the course allows you to progress at your own pace, ensuring a thorough and personalized understanding of the content. It also cultivates your critical thinking and self-reflection skills, aiding you in sharpening your analytical abilities and becoming more aware of your own thought processes and biases. This journey doesn’t just enhance your conversational skills; it also enriches your sense of self-awareness and intellectual humility, setting the stage for ongoing learning and personal development.