ERIC Number: EJ270137
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
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Dissonant Feedback about Achievement and Teachers' Expectations.
Bognar, Carl J.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v28 n3 p277-87 Sep 1982
Investigates impact of achievement test results (N=285) on 13 sixth-grade teachers' expectations using hypotheses from cognitive dissonance theory. Shows teacher expectations changed very little as a result of feedback, and test results for both under- and overestimated students were rejected. (AH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada