ERIC Number: EJ205767
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Dissonance Theory and Education Students' Attitudes toward Teachers.
Thompson, Bruce; Miller, Albert H.
Journal of Experimental Education, v47 n1 p55-59 Fall 1978
Canadian and American education students rated each of four teacher types in terms of 24 characteristics. The ratings were factor-analyzed and the teacher types arrayed along the four resultant-principal components. Dissonance theory suggests that findings have implications for teacher education and for student ratings of teachers. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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