ERIC Number: ED113771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Nonverbal Communication in the Elementary Classroom.
Wiemann, Mary O.; Wiemann, John M.
This booklet presents current educational theories concerning nonverbal communication and provides classroom activities for putting these theories into practice. The first section discusses the definition of communication, the relationship of verbal and nonverbal communication, the components of nonverbal communication, the environment of personal space, body movement and orientation, the face and eyes, and nonlanguage vocal behavior. The second section focuses on vocal cues, personal space and environment, face and eyes, body movement and orientation, and nonverbal awareness. Various games and exercises are recommended for each of these topics. The final section lists references related to nonverbal communication. (TS)
Descriptors: Body Language, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Motion, Nonverbal Communication, Nonverbal Learning, Teaching Guides, Theories
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Va. 22041 ($1.40 members, $1.50 non-members); National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 33614, $1.40 member, $1.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.; Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Note: Theory into Practice (TIP) Series