Can Teacher Immediacy Reduce the Impact of Verbal Aggressiveness? Examining Effects on Student Outcomes and Perceptions of Teacher Credibility

@inproceedings{Mazer2016CanTI,
  title={Can Teacher Immediacy Reduce the Impact of Verbal Aggressiveness? Examining Effects on Student Outcomes and Perceptions of Teacher Credibility},
  author={Joseph P. Mazer and S. Andrew Stowe},
  year={2016}
}
Prior research suggests that teacher immediacy potentially can subdue the adverse effects of negative teacher communication behaviors. This study explored the effects of teacher immediacy and verbal aggressiveness on student outcomes and perceptions of teacher credibility. The results suggest that, while high levels of immediacy and the absence of verbal aggression generate the highest student motivation, affective learning, and positive perception of classroom climate, teachers can use… CONTINUE READING

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