1st Edition

Psychological Communication Between Teachers and Students Understanding Students’ Difficulties

By Jihai Yao Copyright 2023
    236 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Psychological communication between teachers and students is the essence of formal education. This book focuses not only on analyzing problems from the perspective of teachers but also from the perspective of students and provides educators with ways to communicate effectively with their students.

    It is necessary for teachers to be concerned with cultivating and stimulating the internal motivation of students’ development. This book discusses the significance of psychological communication and effective communication between teachers and students, the psychological preconditions of communication between them and strategies that teachers can utilize to communicate more effectively with their students. In addition, the author provides a large number of cases, psychological tests, and exercises to help teachers gain a better understanding of themselves and their students and to find more effective working methods, while establishing a democratic, equal, and harmonious interpersonal relationship between them.

    Communication between teachers and students is an essential and indispensable component during the process of teaching and learning. This book thus will be of interest to teachers, students, and researchers of educational psychology, education management and those who are interested in teachers’ professional development in general.

    Part 1: The Significance of Communication between Teachers and Students 1. Starting with the Mental Health of Students  2. The Significance of Communication between Teachers and Students in Formal Education  Part 2: What is Effective Communication between Teachers and Students  3. What is Effective Communication  4. Psychological Basis of Communication  Part 3: The Psychological Precondition of the Communication between Teachers and Students  5. Opening Mind  6. Respect for Students  7. Understanding Students  Part 4: How do Teachers Communicate with Students Effectively  8. Communication Styles: Listening to the Voices of Students  9. Communication Style: Expressing Actual Feelings  10. Communication Guarantee: Positive Emotions  11. Use Love to Help Effective Teacher-Student Communication  12. Promoting the Communication between Teachers and Students with Sense of Responsibility


    Jihai Yao is Associate Professor of the Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University, China. His research interests include psychological measurement, independent development, and innovation of teachers.