THE IMPORTANCE OF LECTURERS’ EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS IN SOME ENGLISH CLASSES OF POLITEKNIK LP3I BANDUNG
Classroom Management includes so many roles that lecturers play in the process of teaching and learning. One important role of a lecturer is as a good communicator. Effective communication does not only play a vital role in the sharing of knowledge but also in creating an amicable environment to facilitate the sharing of ideas, opinions, and feelings between the lecturers and the students. Therefore, every lecturer should manage to deliver the material using effective communication method, namely by applying REACH which stands for Respect, Empathy, Audible, Clarity and Humble and by choosing suitable and various channels and media of communication to communicate their material to the students. By applying the two, it is expected that students-lecturers communication during the teaching and learning process would be effective and fruitful. In this regard, the paper explores the importance of lecturers’ effective communication in teaching and learning process with the special focus on the effective interpersonal communication by applying REACH and using various channels and media of communication on and off campus.
Keywords: Effective Communication, REACH, Channels of Communication in Teaching and Learning