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This guide was created to support the Professor's Speech II Reflective Practice Saturday workshop on March 8, 2014.

Nonverbal Communication and Gender

Burk, J., & LeBlanc, H. (1993). Implicit Nonverbal Rules in the Classroom: A Study of Gender and Status Differences.

Helweg-Larsen, M., Cunningham, S. J., Carrico, A., & Pergram, A. M. (2004). To Nod or Not to Nod: An Observational Study of Nonverbal Communication and Status in Female and Male College Students. Psychology Of Women Quarterly, 28(4), 358-361.

Von Neuforn, D. (2007). Gender Gap in the Perception of Communication in Virtual Learning Environments. Interactive Learning Environments, 15(3), 209-215.

Nonverbal Communication and Classroom Instruction


Belhiah, H. (2013). Using the Hand to Choreograph Instruction: On the Functional Role of Gesture in Definition Talk. Modern Language Journal, 97(2), 417-434. doi:10.1111/j.1540-4781.2013.12012.x

Dhindsa, H. S., & Abdul-Latif, S. (2012). Cultural Communication Learning Environment in Science Classes. Learning Environments Research, 15(1), 37-63.

Edwards, C. (2011). Educational metaphysics as a predictor of instructor communicative and classroom outcomes. Texas Speech Communication Journal, 36(1), 58-70.

Finn, A. N., & Schrodt, P. (2012). Students' Perceived Understanding Mediates the Effects of Teacher Clarity and Nonverbal Immediacy on Learner Empowerment. Communication Education, 61(2), 111-130.

Frymier, A., Wanzer, M., & Wojtaszczyk, A. M. (2008). Assessing Students' Perceptions of Inappropriate and Appropriate Teacher Humor. Communication Education, 57(2), 266-288. doi:10.1080/03634520701687183

Harper, V. r. (2006). Walking the Walk: Understanding Nonverbal Communication through Walking. Communication Teacher, 20(3), 61-64.

Ikeda, K. (2011). Enriching Interactional Space Nonverbally: Microanalysis of Teachers' Performance in JFL Classrooms. Japanese Language & Literature, 45(1), 195-226.

Lin, H., Wang, C., Chao, C., & Chien, M. (2012). Employing Textual and Facial Emotion Recognition to Design an Affective Tutoring System. Turkish Online Journal Of Educational Technology - TOJET, 11(4), 418-426.

McLean, C. (2007). Establishing Credibility in the Multicultural Classroom: When the Instructor Speaks with an Accent. New Directions For Teaching And Learning, (110), 15-24.

Mackenzie, L. (2009). Connecting Communication Theory to Interviewing Practice: Strategies for Instruction and Evaluation. Currents In Teaching & Learning, 2(1), 49-60

Munsell, J. (2011). Teaching Elocution in the 21st-Century Communication Classroom. Communication Teacher, 25(1), 16-24.

Rocca, K. A. (2009). Participation in the College Classroom: The Impact of Instructor Immediacy and Verbal Aggression. Journal Of Classroom Interaction, 43(2), 22-33.  

Sidelinger, R. J. (2010). College Student Involvement: An Examination of Student Characteristics and Perceived Instructor Communication Behaviors in the Classroom. Communication Studies, 61(1), 87-103. doi:10.1080/10510970903400311

Tang, K. (2013). Instantiation of Multimodal Semiotic Systems in Science Classroom Discourse. Language Sciences, 3722-35.

Thibodeaux, T. (1985). Nonverbal Sensitivity in the College Classroom: Toward Optimum Classroom Communication Climate.

Zhen Wang1, y. (2012). Enquiry into Cultivating Intercultural Nonverbal Communicative Competence in College English Teaching. Theory & Practice In Language Studies, 2(6), 1230-1235. doi:10.4304/tpls.2.6.1230-1235

Wei, F., & Wang, Y. (2010). Students' Silent Messages: Can Teacher Verbal and Nonverbal Immediacy Moderate Student Use of Text Messaging in Class?. Communication Education, 59(4), 475-496.

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