Introduction to Communication in the Classroom The Role of Communication in Teaching and Training

ISBN-10: 0205396151
ISBN-13: 9780205396153
Edition: 2006
List price: $94.40
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Description: Intended for students who have little or no background in the field, this text provides a basic introduction to the research and theory related to communication in the classroom. Blending a social science and humanistic approach, the texts  More...

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Book details

List price: $94.40
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Intended for students who have little or no background in the field, this text provides a basic introduction to the research and theory related to communication in the classroom. Blending a social science and humanistic approach, the texts concepts and applications will help enhance a readers ability to communicate with his students in the classroom.

Preface
About the Authors
The Nature of Communication
Defining Communication
The Instructional Communication Process
The Interpersonal Communication Process
Some Important Distinctions
References
Glossary
Communication Conceptions and Misconceptions
Words Have Meaning
Communication Is a Verbal Process
Telling Is Communicating
Communication Will Solve All Our Problems
Communication Is a Good Thing
The More Communication, the Better
Communication Can Break Down
Communication Competence Equals Communication Effectiveness
References
Glossary
Getting Started
Communication Motivations
Choice of Communication Partners
The Acquaintance Process
Levels of Communication
References
Glossary
Common Classroom Communication Problems
Quietness
Class and Group Size
Rumor and Serial Communication
The Nature of Schemas
Improving Listening and Retention
Feedback
Impact of Feedback
References
Glossary
Communication and Learning Goals
Communication Goals
Learning Objectives: A Communication Perspective
Communication and Learning in Perspective
References
Glossary
Selectivity and Communication
Selective Exposure
Selective Attention
Selective Perception
Selective Retention
Selective Recall
References
Glossary
Teacher Images
Effects of Teacher Images
Source Credibility
Temperament
Homophily
Interpersonal Attraction
Negative Images
References
Glossary
Power in the Classroom
Bases of Power
Sources of Power
Levels of Influence
Balancing Costs and Benefits
Behavioral Alteration Techniques and Messages
References
Glossary
Expectancies, Grouping, and Classroom Communication
Self-Fulfilling Prophecies
Self-Esteem
Expectancies and Grouping
References
Glossary
Willingness to Communicate
The Willingness-to-Communicate Trait
Special Constraints
Correlates of Willingness to Communicate
Effects of Low Willingness to Communicate
References
Glossary
Communication Apprehension and Other Personality Traits
The Nature of Personality
Common Personality Variables
The Nature of Communication Apprehension
Clarifying Distinctions
Causes of Trait Communication Apprehension
Effects of Communication Apprehension
Preventing and Reducing CA Problems in the Classroom
References
Glossary
Teacher Communication Traits and Student Perceptions
Teacher Communication Traits
Student Perceptions and Student Realities
Glossary
Teacher Behaviors: What Students Like and Dislike
Teacher Misbehaviors
Student Perceptions in Intercultural Contexts
References
Glossary
Nonverbal Communication in the Classroom
Nonverbal/Verbal Distinctions
Nonverbal Message Categories
References
Glossary
Teacher and Trainer Communication Traits
Student Perceptions of Teachers and Trainers
Author Index
Subject Index

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