A Cognitive Model for Developing University Students' Communication Skills


  • Eman Khaled Essa Damanhour University, Egypt




Verbal Communication Skills, Cognitive Learning, Metacognitive Strategies, Affective Strategies


This paper aims to investigate the effectiveness of a learning model in developing students' communication skills and reducing their communication apprehension level. This model consists of three main elements, each of which has sub-elements. It takes the students through three different phases starting with raising awareness and reaching autonomy. A training program and an assessment battery were developed and administered. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used to analyze data. There were significant differences among the pre, post, and follow-up measurements. The pedagogical implications of the study have been discussed. 


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How to Cite

Essa, E. K. (2022). A Cognitive Model for Developing University Students’ Communication Skills. International Journal of Social Learning (IJSL), 3(1), 65–79. https://doi.org/10.47134/ijsl.v3i1.149