ERIC Number: EJ417374
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Teacher and Nonverbal Communication.
Arnold, Gregory B.
Political Science Teacher, v3 n3 p1,3-4 Sum 1990
Suggests college teachers examine their nonverbal expressions (eye contact, voice quality, movement, clothing) and align them to complement verbal expressions. Surveys studies that found teaching effectiveness improved when verbal and nonverbal communication styles corresponded. Reveals how students trusted nonverbal expressions to mirror instructors' enthusiasm for subject matter. (CH)
Descriptors: Body Language, College Instruction, College Students, Communication Skills, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Nonverbal Communication, Political Science, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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