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Title Classroom communication and instructional processes : advances through meta-analysis / edited by Barbara Mae Gayle [and others]
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 451 pages)
Series LEA's communication series
LEA's communication series.
Contents I. Classroom communication and instructional processes: Meta-analysis, classroom communication, and instructional processes / Raymond W. Preiss and Mike Allen -- The role of communication in instruction: the first three decades / James C. McCroskey, Virginia P. Richmond, and Linda L. McCrosey
II. Educational practices in the classroom: Pedagogical issues underlying classroom learning techniques / Craig Rich, Barbara Mae Gayle, and Raymond W. Preiss -- Developing critical thinking through forensics and communication education : assessing the impact through meta-analysis / Sandra J. Berkowitz -- How powerful is PowerPoint? : analyzing the educational effects of desktop presentational programs in the classroom / Elayne J. Shapiro, Jeff Kerssen-Griep, Barbara Mae Gayle, and Mile Allen -- Comparisons of college student performance across computer-assisted and traditional instruction formats / C. Erik Timmerman and Kristine A. Kruepke -- Test anxiety, academic self-efficacy, and study skills : a meta-analytic review -- Evaluating peer mediation outcomes in educational settings : a meta-analytic review / Nancy A. Burrell, Cindy S. Zirbel, and Mike Allen
III. Classroom interactions: Classroom interaction and educational outcomes / Jeff Kerssen-Griep, Barbara Mae Gayle, and Raymond W. Preiss -- The relationship between teacher immediacy and student learning : a meta-analysis / Paul L. Witt, Lawrence R. Wheeless, and Mike Allen -- Race and the classroom : interaction and image / Lisa Bradford, Erica Cooper, Mike Allen, Jennifer Stanley, and Denis Grimes -- Sex equity in the classroom : do female students lose the battle for teacher attention? / Susanne M. Jones, Kathryn Dindia, and Stacy Tye -- Communication apprehension : issues to consider in the classroom / John Bourhis, Mike Allen, and Isabelle Bauman -- Comparing distance education to face-to-face methods of education / Mike Allen, John Bourhis, Edward Mabry, Nancy A. Burrell, and C. Erik Timmerman -- Family care versus day care : effects on children / Lindsay M. Timmerman
IV. Teacher effectiveness and communicative and instructional processes: An overview of teacher effectiveness research : components and processes / Derek Cortez, Barbara Mae Gayle, and Raymond W. Preiss -- How effective are teacher-initiated classroom questions in enhancing student learning? / Barbara Mae Gayle, Raymond W. Preiss, and Mike Allen -- A meta-analytic assessment of the effect of humorous lectures on learning / Diane M. Martin, Raymond W. Preiss, Barbara Mae Gayle, and Mike Allen -- Exploring the relationship between listening comprehension and rate of speech / Raymond W. Preiss and Barbara Mae Gayle -- A meta-analysis of the educational benefits of employing advanced organizers / Raymond W. Preiss and Barbara Mae Gayle -- Relationship of teaching evaluations to research productivity for college faculty / Mike Allen
V. Meta-analysis and interactional and instructional processes in the classroom: The contributions of the scholarship of teaching and learning / Barbara Mae Gayle -- How does meta-analysis represent our knowledge of instructional communication? / Stacy L. Young, Timothy G. Plax, and Patricia Kearney -- Why SoTL matters : knowing what we need to know to make sure our students learn what they need to know to succeed as citizens / James L. Applegate -- What to do in the classroom? : evaluating the advice / Mike Allen, Raymond W. Preiss, and Nancy A. Burrell
Summary This volume offers a systematic review of the literature on communication education and instruction. Making meta-analysis findings accessible and relevant, the editors of this volume approach the topic from the perspective that meta-analysis serves as a useful tool for summarizing experiments and for determining how and why specific teaching and learning experiences have positive student outcomes. The topics covered here are meaningful and relevant to classroom practice, and each chapter offers a summary of existing quantitative social science research using meta-analysis. With contributions f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Communication in education.
Communication in education.
EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Gayle, Barbara Mae.
ISBN 0203933141