Listening is the process of receiving, constructing meaning from and responding to spoken and/or nonverbal messages (ILA, 1996).

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What is ILA

The International Listening Association promotes the study, development, and teaching of listening and the practice of effective listening skills and techniques. ILA promotes effective listening by establishing a network of professionals exchanging information including teaching methods, training experiences and materials, and pursuing research as listening affects humanity in business, education, and intercultural/international relations.

ILA Mission and Vision

The Mission of the Association is to advance the practice, teaching, and research of listening throughout the world. This is accomplished by:
  • Establishing a network of professionals committed to promoting the study and development of effective listening
  • Exchanging information with others interested in promoting effective listening
  • Conducting listening research on multiple levels of economic, educational, racial, cultural, and international relations.
  • Pursuing management strategies and efforts promoting effective listening in government and business
The Vision of the Association is to be the international leader of listening practices, teaching, and research.

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Be connected to an entire network of professionals from diverse career fields. Access cutting-edge research you can use professionally and personally to give you a better understanding of how listening affects all areas in your life. 

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Dr. Nanette Johnson-Curiskis
Executive Director, International Listening Association 
Box 164, Belle Plaine MN 56011 USA
Phone and TEXT: 1.952.594.5697 

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