ERIC Number: EJ595303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Class Size Influences on Student Performance, Attitudes, and Behavior: How Big Is Too Big?
Allen, Amy; Brannon, Patsy; Sims, Laura
MAHE Journal, v22 p28-47 Oct 1999
Reviews literature on class size and its influence on student performance, attitudes, and behavior, highlighting a recent study of the effect of lecture-group size on the latter variables in an introductory college nutrition course. Student class-size preferences, attitudes about large-class characteristics, interest in the discipline, attitudes about performance, and attitudes about instructor characteristics are examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Class Size, College Instruction, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Large Group Instruction, Lecture Method, Nutrition Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Teacher Characteristics
Maryland Association for Higher Education, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Administrative Building 412, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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