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Interchange

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 34–42 | Cite as

The elusiveness of pygmalion and differences in teacher-pupil contacts

  • John Garner
  • Marion Bing
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Abstract

Data are presented to show that teachers vary in the extent to which their views of pupils' attributes are related to their behaviour towards them. It is suggested that this variability might be a partial explanation of the inconsistency of teacher expectation effects. Implications of the study for teachers and for future research are discussed.

Keywords

Partial Explanation Teacher Expectation Expectation Effect 
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Résumé

Les indications suivantes sont présentées pour démontrer que les professeurs varient dans le degré d'influence que leur opinion des attributs des élèves exerce sur leur attitude envers ces derniers. Il est suggéré que cette variabilité pourrait être une explication de l'inconsistance des effects des espérances du professeur. On discute finalement la portée de l'étude sur les professeurs et les recherches futures.

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© The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Garner
    • 1
  • Marion Bing
    • 2
  1. 1.University of New EnglandArmidale
  2. 2.University of LancasterEngland

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