Non-Verbal Communication Methods and Assimilation of Pre-School Children In Selected Schools In Eldoret East, Kenya

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Kampala international University college of Education open and distance learning
The study was to identify non-verbal communication methods used and the level of assimilation among pre-scholars. The purpose & the study was to test the hypothesis of no significant relationship between non verbal methods and assimilation characteristics or indicators of pm-school children in selected schools in Eidoret East -Kenya, to validate the theory of constructivists learning among pm-school by Jean Plaget (1962) and to generate data or information for further studies. The objectives of the study were; to identify the demographic aspects of respondents, to examine the level of usage of identified non-verbal communication methods, to examine the levels of assimilation indicators in pm-school children and to determine the relationship between non-verbal methods~. and level of assimilation indicators In pm-school children. The research design was descriptive survey which adopted descriptive correlation in style using means and coeffident correlation by Pearson linear correlation. The sample size was 208 respondents drawn from the total population of 434 pre-scholars using Siovenes’ formula. Findings showed that non-verbal communication methods greatiy influenced the level of assimilation of pre scholars from selected pm-schools. The researcher recommends that non verbal communication methods should be given more attention in pre school than it has been in the case before.
A Thesis Presented To The College Of High Degrees And Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Award Of Degree Masters Of Early Childhood Education.
Non-Verbal Communication, Methods and Assimilation of Pre-School, Eldoret East, Kenya