International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Gender Responsive in Class: Study of Communication Behavior Teacher in Elementary School
Ernita Arif, Aida Vitayala S Hubeis, Basita Ginting, Ninuk Purnaningsih, Amiruddin Saleh

The failure of the learning process is not always because of the ability of the students, but there are other factors that further specify which aspects of communication. This study aimed to analyze the differences in gender responsive teacher communication behavior in cities and in villages in the classroom. The method used was a survey method. Samples were obtained as many as 200 people consisting of 100 teachers in the city of Padang (50 men and 50 women) and 100 people in the district of Padang Pariaman (50 men and 50 women) using Taro Yamane formula. The data collected in this study consisted of primary data and secondary data. Quantitative data were analyzed with descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. The results showed there were differences in verbal communication behaviors of teachers in urban areas with rural areas in terms of the use of negative words, positive words, degrading words, confirmation, and euphemism.

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