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communication

 [kŏ-mu″nĭ-ka´shun]
the sending of information from one place or individual to another.
communication disorders mental disorders characterized by difficulties in speech or language severe enough to be a problem academically, occupationally, or socially; one such is stuttering.
impaired verbal communication a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as decreased, delayed, or absent ability of an individual to receive, process, transmit, or use a system of symbols.
nonverbal communication the transmission of a message without the use of words.
communication (omaha) in the omaha system, the exchange of verbal or nonverbal information.
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nonverbal communication

'Body language', see there.
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aug·men·ta·tive and al·ter·na·tive com·mun·i·ca·tion

(AAC) (awg-men'tă-tiv awl-tĕr'nă-tiv kă-myūn'i-kā'shŭn)
1. Any type of compensation for impaired use of verbal language, including techniques such as gesture systems and devices such as voice amplifiers, picture boards, and computerized instrumentation;
See also: communication board
2. The clinical practice of determining appropriate compensatory techniques for inadequate verbal communication and providing training in the use of those techniques.
Synonym(s): nonoral communication, nonverbal communication.
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OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY:1.To provide the sound understanding regarding the role of non verbal communication in teaching.2.To examine the uses non verbal communication tactics during the teaching for enhancing students performance and motivation toward learning.3.To recommend the suggestion for using the non-verbal communication in teaching practice.3.
The teachers emphasized more on the importance of the non verbal communication in the process of teaching.
So the students motivate or engaged more effectively through the non verbal communication. There are numbers of technique in the body language.
The non verbal communication most of the time helps us in the clarification of concept and terminology.

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