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Communication Theory & Methods for the Classroom - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll find short lessons that cover classroom communication theory and methods. Our instructors show you the basics of congruent communication theory, as well as classroom communication tools, questioning strategies and barriers to communication. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Summarize Ginott's congruent communication theory
- Explain the importance of considerate classroom communication
- Describe the uses of classroom communication tools
- Apply questioning strategies as part of instruction
- Identify communication barriers commonly found in the classroom
Each lesson comes with a short quiz, and the chapter concludes with a comprehensive multiple-choice exam. To make your studying experience flexible and convenient, we've made the chapter accessible on any device that has an Internet connection. If you need any extra help with the material, don't hesitate to submit your questions to our instructors.
1. Ginott's Congruent Communication Theory in Classrooms
Effective communication is key in the classroom. This lesson explores Ginott's congruent communication theory, including its three tenets for classroom behavior.
2. Considerate Communication in the Classroom Environment
As a teacher, you spend most of your day communicating with many different people. It's important to establish a culture of considerate communication in the classroom environment so you can be more productive and effective as an educator.
3. Using Communication Tools in the Classroom
These days, teachers have access to a seemingly endless number of resources to help them communicate with students and parents. This lesson discussed some of the most up-to-date communication tools used in classrooms today.
4. Questioning Strategies for the Classroom
In this lesson we will go over ways to improve questioning strategies in a classroom. We will focus on those methods designed to decrease student anxiety as well as develop student interest in a particular topic.
5. Barriers to Effective Communication in the Classroom
It can be difficult to run a classroom when the communication between students and teachers is less than ideal. This lesson identifies potential classroom communication barriers and offers tips and advice on how these impediments can be overcome.
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