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- ISBN: 9780205747771 | 0205747779
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/19/2010
This text provides prospective and current teachers with the skills and knowledge to understand and improve their own and their students' communication behavior. By combining theory and practical advice, this text focuses on the rationale for using certain communication strategies and guidance on how to implement them. COMMUNICATION FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER covers a wide range of classroom communication issues, including interpersonal and small group communication; listening skills; verbal and nonverbal communication (from both the teacher's and student's perspective); instructional strategies such as lecturing, discussions, and storytelling; teacher influence; ethical considerations; and racism/sexism in the classroom.