ERIC Number: ED199232
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Student Affect in the University Classroom.
Presse, Norman J.; Scalise, Joseph J.
The purpose of this study was to investigate students' perceptions of courses and instructors. The subjects were 810 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in education and psychology courses. A Feelings About Course test, consisting of a 50 item true-false instrument, was administered. Independent variables were the classification of the students, class size, grade point average, college enrolled in, sex of the student, sex and age of the instructor, and the years of instructors' experience. Grade point average, class size, and the sex of the respondent emerged as significant variables. Of these, class size appeared to have the strongest impact on students' perceptions of courses and instructors. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association (Dallas, TX, 1981).