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ERIC Number: EJ285978
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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Contextual Effects in the Classroom: The Impact of Ability Groups on Student Attention.
Felmlee, Diane; Eder, Donna
Sociology of Education, v56 n2 p77-87 Apr 1983
How students' ability group assignments affect their attention spans is examined. Data were gathered from videotaped lessons of first-grade reading groups. Assignment to a low-ability group had a strong negative effect on student attentiveness, suggesting that classroom factors are important in shaping student behavior. (Author/IS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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