Netherlands Listening Marathon

Dear friends, Next Monday in the Netherlands a listening marathon will start for a week at the broadcaster ‘Human’ on the radio. People will listen to stories from known and unknown Dutch people for a week. Who are they, how do they think, what do they...

Listening: how would you define it?

Most often we notice the importance of listening in its absence! I’ve learned a good deal about listening by neglecting to.  Unfortunately that’s how I’ve learned its value. I’ve argued in my listening class for years that we do not value listening in American...

Listening Begins in Social Community

A few of you may have read a bit of this content posted elsewhere sometime ago (on FB 2013) while I was still teaching at Boise State (my last semester was fall of 2015). In spite of my retirement status, now that it’s fall 2017 I can’t suppress the feeling – that I’d...