Degree Name

EdD (Doctor of Education)


Educational Leadership

Date of Award

June 1975


Purpose. The purpose of this study was to observe, analyze, and compare teacher verbal and non verbal behaviors as they were exhibited toward students in both traditional class rooms and open-space class rooms. Particular emphasis was placed on determining the degree, if any, to which teachers in open-space class rooms were more indirect and encouraging than direct and restricting in their behaviors than teachers in traditional class rooms. (Abstract shortened.)

Document Type

Dissertation - unrestricted