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ERIC Number: ED556862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 204
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-3038-0121-1
The Impact of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy on Black Deaf Male Students
Amissah, Kojo
ProQuest LLC, D.M. Dissertation, University of Phoenix
This qualitative descriptive study purposed to explore the perceptions of a purposive sample of20 Black Deaf male students and alumni in postsecondary in Washington, District of Columbia to determine if the self-fulfilling prophecy theory contributed to their pedagogy. A qualitative survey was administered and the data was analyzed with Excel. Fifteen self-fulfilling prophecy themes emerged from the analysis: (a) syllabic expectations, (b) self expectations, (c) no-low-high expectations, (d) eye contact-acknowledgement, (e) attitudinal indifference, (f) public praise-positive-negative comments, (g) personalized one-on-one attention, (h) pop quiz reminders, (i) office hours-after class counseling, (j) team assignments, (k) verbal-written-positive-negative feedback, (1) private-public-verbal-written reinforcements, (m) probing, (n) reminders, and (o) self-motivation. The results indicated that Black Deaf male students and alumni perception about their educational experience in the classroom were positive, Galatea effects. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia