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Body Language Learning: Non-verbal Communication in the Writing Center Tutorial October 23, 2011

Think of all the choices you make between your handshake with a new peer and your first glance at his/her work. First of all, do you shake hands at all? Then, do you grab a cup of coffee to maintain your focus, or do you restrain yourself to avoid Starbucksbreath and/or an awkward trip to the bathroom? Do you sit next to, or across from your peer? Once you have sat down, do you fold your hands in your lap, rest them on the table, or cross your arms in disdain?  (more…)