ERIC Number: ED349592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Review of Teacher Nonverbal Immediacy: Implications for Intercultural Research.
Ikeda, Tomoko; Beebe, Steven A.
This paper reviews research which has focused upon teacher nonverbal immediacy behaviors, and notes implications for additional research which considers culture as a key research variable. Specifically, the paper: (1) reviews and discusses previous research which has investigated nonverbal communication in classrooms, with an emphasis on teacher nonverbal immediacy behavior; (2) highlights cultural variables that are likely to affect nonverbal communication in instructional contexts; (3) reviews and evaluates the previous research in intercultural nonverbal communication; (4) reviews and evaluates studies which have investigated intercultural aspects of teacher nonverbal communication behavior; and (5) offers suggestions for further research. Seventy-nine references are attached. (SR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Communication Behavior; Teacher Immediacy
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Communication Association (42nd, Miami, FL, May 20-25, 1992).