Much of the instruction which is conducted in the typical
classroom involves one person listening to the prepared talk of
Other aspects of listening, such as sound discrimination,
music appreciation, attending to a dramatic performance, em-
pathic listening interpersonally and the like are also important
listening experiences and should also be included in the schooling
Learners listen for information, to follow directions and for
enjoyment. Each of these uses of listening involve special skills
which are not always learned without direct instruction and ex-
plicit practice.Repetitive skills can often be learned best when presented in
a game context.
. The learners will improve their ability to followoral instructions.
The learners will increase their ability to recog-nize and use the direction conventions used in
The learners will increase their ability to recog-nize and use coordinate systems as used in
mapping and graphing.