ERIC Number: ED045017
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar-6
Reference Count: 0
An Investigation of Selected Factors in the Affective Domains of High Risk Black and Regular College Freshmen.
Kapel, David E.; Wexler, Norman
A semantic differential based on three factors: evaluation, potency, and activity was administered to 278 freshmen in 11 communications sections at a state college to study attitudes toward selected college related stimuli (Black students, professors, Glassboro State College, Afro-American courses, white students, me-myself). Students were classified by sex and whether they were regular students or high-risk students. Conceptual differences were found between high-risk and regular students. The rebirth of pride in being black was reflected by the high-risk students on all factors. White males tended to be more negative in their feelings toward blacks than white females as far as evaluation was concerned. Blacks had significantly lower acceptance of whites than did whites of blacks on evaluation. Blacks tended to be more racially sensitive than whites. The evaluation factor was more sensitive to racial identification than were the two other factors. (Author/AF)
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Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Paper presented to the American Educational Research Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 6, 1970