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ERIC Number: ED163066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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Teacher Grading Standards and Student Ratings.
Abrami, Philip C.; And Others
Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of teacher grading standards on student ratings of teacher performance. In experiment one, three teacher characteristics were factorially manipulated: instructor expressiveness (high, low), lecture content (high, low), and grading standards (B, C+, C). In experiment two, student incentive (high, low), instructor expressiveness (high, low), and grading standards (B+, B, C+, C) were manipulated. A complex relationship between grading standards and student ratings were found. Under certain conditions, assigning high grades improved ratings; while under other conditions, high grades either adversely affected ratings or did not affect them at all. (Author/JAC)
Philip C. Alrami, Centre for Learning and Development, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2K6
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (81st, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September, 1978)