Importance Of Classroom Communication In The Classroom

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CHANICA GIBHARD 201201500 To understand the implications of a teachers positive communicative behaviour during teaching and learning the concept of classroom communications will be discussed in detail and the forms and elements of classroom communications will be included. Factors effecting communication and types of communication will be analysed and how to deal with communication barriers in a classroom and effective ways to communicate in a classroom will be revealed. Communication can be defined as the two-way process off giving, receiving, transmitting or exchanging information (conveyed in words, tone of voice and body language), ideas and opinions so that the message is totally understood by both the sender and receiver of the…show more content…
Barriers to effective classroom communications includes the lack of effective listening, perception which refers to people receiving and hearing the same message but interprets it differently, language e.g. when the sender(teacher) and receiver (student)does not speak the same language, cultural differences, medical or physiological issues and disorders, poor channels, the emotional state of te parties involved and lack of credibility, physical barriers, perceptual barriers, emotional barriers, cultural barriers, language barriers, gender barriers and interpersonal…show more content…
Consider barriers, evaluate complexity of the message and ask questions such as: who is the receiver, why- purpose of the communicating, what - content of message, how- orally, written, visual or all three, where- location and atmosphere, when- timing, time limit and expected time response. Determine the means of communication e.g., face-to-face, telephones, letters, reports etc. Consider the cost, privacy, urgency and whether written or legal documents are required. A positive communication approach regarding teaching and learning ensures that the impact of the learning approach is positive and thus successful as learning can only occur in a constructive environment. “Teachers who express their interests in a specific subject would have a positive impact on students; attitudes towards that specific subject” (Simpson & Oliver, 1990). A positive teacher can create a love for a subject and or the general experience of school. It changes the child’s experience of learning into a positive
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