Title

Student Perceptions of Instructor Immediacy in Conventional and Distributed Learning Classrooms

Publication Title

Communication Education

Publication Date

1998

Document Type

Article

DOI

dx.doi.org/10.1080/03634529809379143

Keywords

verbal immediacy, nonverbal immediacy, distance learning, distributed learning

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Higher Education and Teaching | Online and Distance Education

Abstract

The purpose of this investigation was to examine whether perceptions of instructor immediacy differed between students enrolled in conventional and distributed learning classrooms. Students enrolled in conventional and distributed learning classrooms did not perceive a significant difference in instructor verbal immediacy, but they did perceive a significant difference in instructor nonverbal immediacy.


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