National Library of Australia

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 14 of 127
You must be logged in to Tag Records
The Effect of Pupils' Race, Class, Test Scores, and Classroom Behavior on the Academic Expectancies of Southern and Non-Southern White Teachers [microform] / Barbara H. Long and Edmund H. Henderson
Bib ID 5231342
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Long, Barbara H
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1972 
24 p. 
Summary

This investigation of the causal dynamics of teacher expectancies is carried out in an artificial setting, making use of contrived stimulus children. Characteristics of stimulus persons were varied in a 2 by 2 factorial design. Pupil characteristics included race (black or white) and class (lower or middle). Different groups of subjects rated each cell of the design. It was hypothesized that high test scores and active and attentive classroom behavior would be associated with higher expectancies in teachers. It was also hypothesized that the results of an earlier study would be replicated, viz. that teachers' ratings of certain behaviors which could be classified as "activity" and as "attentiveness" would predict academic success. The complete design thus amounted to a 3 by 25 factorial, with scores, activity and attention of the stimulus children as repeated measures. Subjects were 120 white elementary school teachers of both sexes attending summer schools. All had taught at least two years. Half of the teachers had been born and always lived in the South; the other half had lived in at least one non-Southern state. Subjects used a five-point scale to assess the probability that children who had just entered school would be reading at grade level by the beginning of grade two. (Author/JM)

Notes

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Ill., April 1972.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Bias.  |  Elementary School Teachers.  |  Race.  |  Racial Attitudes.  |  Reading Tests.  |  Regional Attitudes.  |  Social Attitudes.  |  Social Class.  |  Student Behavior.  |  Student Characteristics.  |  Student Teacher Relationship.  |  Teacher Attitudes.  |  Teacher Influence.  |  Whites.  |  United States (North) United States (South)
Other authors/contributors Henderson, Edmund H., author
Available From ERIC 

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
mc 2253 ED063422 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
This item may be online. Please search the ERIC website prior to requesting this microfiche item.

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.