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A Study of the Effects of Confirmation Skills Training
on Communication Skills of High School Students

(written in Japanese language)

ASANO Yoshio
iInstitute of Dialogue Methodj

AbstractF

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of classroom-based social skills training on communication skills of high school students.

The target skill was gConfirmative response.h The subjects of this investigation were 3 experimental classes and 3 control classes. These were selected from 431 high school studentsi243 male and 188 female studentsjbased on the results of the pre-test.

gCommunication skills with classmates scaleh was used in this study. The experimental classes participated in gConfirmation skillh training facilitated by each homeroom teacher for about 20 minutes. The training was continued 4`8 times. The control classes participated in the normal homeroom.

After the training the score of gCommunication skills with classmates scaleh increased. The results showed that gConfirmation skillh training was effective to enhance the level of trained students.


Speach Communication Education/Vol.21/Communication Association of Japan/2008


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