Instructional Methods: What does the term communication mean according to the various schools of thoughts?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8a i). Define the term communication, according to the various schools of thought. There are two schools of thought that have emerged; process and semiotic schools. The first school of thought is derived from the field of social science while the latter is drawn from linguistics and the humanities. … More Instructional Methods: What does the term communication mean according to the various schools of thoughts?

Instructional Methods: What are the factors that affect communication?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8a ii). State the factors that affect communication Communication is affected by: A purpose: this could be the social or functional purpose in which one is either trying to develop or modify relationship with others or is trying to give or obtain information. This explains why he/she is communicating. Context: … More Instructional Methods: What are the factors that affect communication?

Instructional Methods: What is a model and what is its importance and limitations?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8b i). What is a model? A model is defined as a simplified description of a certain process, phenomenon or reality using diagrams and graphics, done consciously and in a planned manner. There are many models used in communication. A) Explain the importance of  models in communication They enable … More Instructional Methods: What is a model and what is its importance and limitations?

Instructional Methods: What are the models of communication?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8b ii).Differentiate between transmission model/linear model and exchange model These models are linear in shape and are based on a stimulus –response principle. The message from the sender is a stimulus and the reaction to the message send is a response.Exchange model  is where communication is seen as occurring … More Instructional Methods: What are the models of communication?

Instructional Methods: How does Oral language contribute to effective communication?

  Chapter Eight  Communication in the Classroom 8b iii). State how  Oral language contribute to effective communication? A)Highlight three approaches which a teacher’s communication takes in the classroom: Demonstrating, showing or telling students how to do certain tasks. Discovering : Leaving learners to discover and examine experiences for themselves Discussing the task clarity and approach … More Instructional Methods: How does Oral language contribute to effective communication?

Instructional Methods: What are the common types of classroom communication?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8c i). Briefly ,explain the  four common types of classroom communication: Exposition: This is where the speaker describes, informs, instructs or explains. Question and answer exchanges: These are used to test understanding, recall and are mainly closed with the learners giving one right answer. Discussion:This is where the participants explore … More Instructional Methods: What are the common types of classroom communication?

Instructional Methods: What are the models of classroom communication?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8 c ii). Discuss three (3)  models of classroom communication Unilateral communication (Action model) This is the simplest form of communication and it involves a discrete event indicated by a speaker/teacher and terminated at a listener/student. Typical of this is a lecture given to an anonymous group of students. It … More Instructional Methods: What are the models of classroom communication?

Instructional Methods: What does communication consist of?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8c iii). Describe the various elements and their interaction  in the  communication process. The source or a transmitter who has a message (ideas, thoughts, feelings, opinion, etc) which has to be communicated. The coding of the message where the transmitter must code the message to be transmitted  by   … More Instructional Methods: What does communication consist of?

Instructional Methods: How can a teacher improve verbal communication?

  Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8d i). Explain  how a teacher can make  his /her speaking skills effective ? 1.By ensuring that the  speech : has an aim, clarity,and force. has content which  is exhaustive. humorous illustrative and ending with a forceful sentence.   2.By checking on the  tone of voice which through … More Instructional Methods: How can a teacher improve verbal communication?

Instructional Methods: Can you give a diagrammatic representation of the communication process?

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8 d ii). Give a diagrammatic representation of the communication process. Note the following: to encode is to formulate an idea in your mind as you process it before you can transmit it. To decode on the other hand is to find out the meaning of the message; the … More Instructional Methods: Can you give a diagrammatic representation of the communication process?

Instructional Methods: The various modes of communication

Chapter Eight Communication in the Classroom 8d iii). Explain the various modes of communication.  Communication as a process can be divided into various modes. Symbolic ( written): It involves the written word in form of notes, summaries, letters, abstracts, books etc. Verbal( oral): It is that communication which involves using the spoken mode of communication … More Instructional Methods: The various modes of communication

Instructional Methods: Barriers exist in effective classroom communication; what are they?

Chapter Eight  Communication in the Classroom 8d iv). Discuss barriers  to effective classroom communication In the communication process, a disturbance can arise at every step of the process which can lead to misunderstanding or no understanding at all. This becomes a barrier to the entire process. Among the things that hamper effective communication are: Physical … More Instructional Methods: Barriers exist in effective classroom communication; what are they?