ERIC Number: ED236848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Teachers' Attributions for Students Exhibiting Different Behaviors.
Ysseldyke, James E.; And Others
Attributions for students described in case studies as exhibiting immature, unmanageable, or perceptually-delayed behaviors in the classroom were provided by 174 regular education elementary school teachers. The teachers' attributions for the students' difficulties were primarily "other-directed"; student or home factors were most often ascribed for the students' behavior. Teaching related factors were perceived as least responsible. Verbatim responses reflecting the teachers' attributions are included. Findings suggest the possibility that such attributions absolve the teacher of responsibility of succeeding with behavior problem students. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. for Research on Learning Disabilities.