ERIC Number: ED027201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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An Exploratory Study of the Verbal and Non-Verbal Behaviors of Biology Teachers and Their Relationships to Selected Personality Traits.
Evans, Thomas Parker
Developed was a category system for first-hand systematic observation of the verbal and non-verbal behavior of high school biology teachers in both classroom and laboratory situations. This was used to investigate correlations between selected personality traits and the verbal and non-verbal behaviors of high school biology teachers. Some significant positive correlations between selected personality traits like (1) General Activity, (2) Restraint, (3) Ascendance, (4) Sociability, (5) Emotional Stability, (6) Objectivity, (7) Friendliness, (8) Thoughtfulness, (9) Personal Relations, and (10) Masculinity and certain verbal and non-verbal teacher classroom behaviors were found. (GR)
Descriptors: Biology, Doctoral Dissertations, Evaluation, Instruction, Interaction Process Analysis, Secondary School Science, Student Behavior, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Verbal Communication
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus.