Classroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional Practice by Robert G. PowellClassroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional Practice by Robert G. Powell

Classroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional Practice

byRobert G. Powell, Dana L. PowellEditorRobert G. Powell

Paperback | May 21, 2010

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Classroom Communication and Diversity is an integral resource for teaching awareness of diversity issues and communication in the classroom. Drawing on the research in the communication and education disciplines, authors Robert G. Powell and Dana Caseau provide theoretical models and useful strategies for improving instructional practices. They address the ways in which culture influences communication in the classroom, and assist teachers in developing the skills necessary to meet the needs of the students in their classrooms.

New to the second edition is an expanded skills component, additional teaching resources, and an increased focus on the role of diversity in the classroom. Much of the information shared in this text derives from the authors' research and experience in schools and from the experiences of others, including teachers, parents, and children. Their experiences, combined with the cross-disciplinary approach, produce a volume of unique perspectives and considerable insight.

Robert G. Powell (PhD, University of Nebraska) is Director of the Assistant Lecturer Program at California State University, Fresno. He is currently investigating alternative instructional strategies that promote learning in a culturally diverse classroom. He has been selected as a Master Teacher by WSCA and was Chair of the Instructi...
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Title:Classroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:May 21, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415877199

ISBN - 13:9780415877190

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Table of Contents

Unit I: Foundations of Classroom Communication and Diversity

1. The Communication Process

2. Factors Influencing Instructional Outcomes

Unit II: Exploring Diversity and Classroom Communication

3. Culture and Classroom Communication

4. Gender and Classroom Communication

5. Students With Exceptionalities and Classroom Communication

Unit III: Building and Managing Teacher-Student Relationships

6. The Teacher Student Relationship

7. Building A Classroom Community

8. Behavioral Management

Unit IV: Best Practices for Communication in Diverse Settings

9. Instructional Strategies

10. Technology in Diverse Classrooms