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listening

 [lis´en-ing]
paying attention through hearing.
active listening in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as attending closely to and attaching significance to a patient's verbal and nonverbal messages.
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The acquisition offers an assistive listening solution for smart phones that utilises existing wireless networks for plug and play audio streaming.
A typical listening lesson consists of three stages: pre-listening, listening, and post-listening (Underwood, 1989); however, there is a tendency for instructors to overextend the first stage because they often think they need to prepare learners as much as possible prior to listening (Field, 2008).
Dworkin's discourses suggest that, in a culture that ignores the oppression and abuse of others, performing caring listening is a radical act.
Much has changed since then and now more than ever we run the risk and associated consequences of ineffective listening.
She reviews the relationship between sound, recording, representation and listening, paying particular attention to radio, which she argues was particularly transformative because it included the potentially unwilling public.
Listening helps us redefine ourselves as it unfolds the many hidden gifts that we are bestowed with and yet we remain unaware of them.
The article will show that through the application of what general semanticists refer to as "extensional devices," listening can become a less abstract and more manageable skill set, which will allow us to perform better the basic operations that fall under the abstract heading of "listening.
At times, however, our listening is not keen enough or humble enough to effect the needed transformation.
With corporate downsizing, improved listening habits are essential to improve collaboration and to maximize time and resources.
To dissect listening habits further, active and passive listening of music were separately defined and surveyed using questionnaire.
Two of these examples involve a husband listening to his wife.