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The Perceived Effects of Using Nonverbal Language to the Online Communication of the Junior High School Students

Volume: 73  ,  Issue: 1 , March    Published Date: 30 March 2021
Publisher Name: IJRP
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DOI: 10.47119/IJRP100731320211823

Authors

# Author Name
1 Dr. Julie Ann Real
2 Mary Angela D. Carandang
3 Angela Grace L. Contreras
4 Precyleigh Caitlin J. Diokno

Abstract

This study focuses on investigating the commonly used nonverbal language used by the Junior High School students in Philippine School Doha S.Y. 2020-2021 and its perceived effects during their online communication. Using the quantitative descriptive research design, a self-made survey questionnaire was made and was validated. 287 Junior High School students were systematically selected as respondents of the study. It discusses the commonly used nonverbal language of the respondents during online communication, such as facial expressions, gestures, posture, eye contact, and tone of voice. The results of the study showed that the commonly used nonverbal language of the students is posture and using nonverbal language affects their online interactions for using nonverbal cues can be misinterpreted.

Keywords

  • Facial expression
  • Online communication
  • Nonverbal language
  • Gestures
  • Eye contact
  • Posture
  • Voice tone