Mechanisms of persuasion in pedagogical communication

Silvia Tsvetanska

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”


Abstract. The article comments on some features of persuasive influence using well known models from the field of the communication management. An endeavor has been made to apply these models in the specific context of pedagogical communication. Persuasion is seen as related to changing attitudes and achieving the goals of education. An emphasis is placed on the argumentation to achieve the persuasive impact of the school management. Based on the theoretical analysis, conclusions are drawn regarding which skills and competencies are relevant for the teacher and the school manager to accomplish the persuasive communication in a pedagogical environment.

Keywords: pedagogical communication, persuasion, pedagogical leadership.

Rhetoric and Communications Journal, issue 52, July 2022

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