ERIC Number: EJ255988
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
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Empathy as a Relevant Instructor Variable in the Experiential Classroom.
Coffman, Stephen L.
Group and Organization Studies, v6 n1 p114-20 Mar 1981
Studied whether there are positive relationships between student perception of instructor empathy and perceived learning outcomes. Students (N=615) in an interpersonal communication class responded to questionnaires in two succeeding quarters. Data analysis supported previous research that empathic teacher behavior facilitates more meaningful learning experiences. Described interpersonal skills and learning outcomes. (RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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