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The broad dissemination of information online has made students more inclined to question what they are being taught in the classroom. Many educators are thus trying to adapt their teaching strategies to ensure that new generations successfully acquire new skills and learn new knowledge. Dr Brenton Fredericks, Head of the Communication Sciences Department at Central University of Technology in South Africa, recently developed a framework that could improve communication between educators and students in the classroom, promoting more constructive and effective learning.

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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘A framework for improved classroom communication in the South African schooling context’, Helion, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06382

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