Nonverbal Immediacy in Teaching Process: A Case Study in Secondary Education

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  •   Panagiotis J. Stamatis

  •   Vasiliki E. Kostoula

Abstract

Communication holds a leading position in education and more specifically in the learning process. Especially the communication which takes place between teacher and student is one of the most important skills in education. If teaching communication is well established, pedagogical relationships are promoted and a positive pedagogical environment is created. Within this framework this article aims at pointing out the positive impact of the teacher’s nonverbal immediacy in the teaching and learning processes. Teaching immediacy is a powerful learning incentive and renders the learning process more efficient. The results of a case study examining nonverbal immediacy of the secondary education teachers of an Upper Secondary General Education School (Lyceum) are presented.


Keywords: nonverbal communication, teaching communication, teaching immediacy

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How to Cite
Stamatis, P., & Kostoula, V. (2021). Nonverbal Immediacy in Teaching Process: A Case Study in Secondary Education. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 2(1), 20-24. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejedu.2021.2.1.25