ERIC Number: ED334628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Quiet Children and the Classroom Teacher. Second Edition.
McCroskey, James C.; Richmond, Virginia P.
Intended to assist educators at all levels to teach students who are quiet, the first part of this book (The Quiet Ones: Why Are They So Quiet?) presents a summary of current theory and research concerning quiet children and their low willingness to communicate. The second part of the book (Working with Quiet Children) includes specific suggestions for facilitating these children's classroom functioning. Sections of the book are: Why are Children Quiet?; Different Kinds of Quiet Children; Effects of Quietness; Quiet People in School; Self-Analysis for Teachers; Identifying Quiet Students; Personal Report of Communication Fear Measure; Developing a Communication-Responsive Classroom; Working with Communication-Apprehensive Children; and Referring Students for Special Help. A list of 27 recommended readings is attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Communication Apprehension, Communication Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Communication, Shyness, Student Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th St., Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698 ($8.95 plus $2.00 postage and handling); Speech Communication Association, 5105 Backlick Rd., Building E, Annandale, VA 22003 ($8.95 plus $2.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers: Communication Behavior