ERIC Number: EJ289065
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Teachers' Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Patterns as a Function of Teacher Race, Student Gender, and Student Race.
Simpson, Adelaide W.; Erickson, Marilyn T.
American Educational Research Journal, v20 n2 p183-98 Sum 1983
The verbal and nonverbal behaviors of 16 first-grade teachers were examined to assess differences based on sex and race of child and race of teacher. Results indicated that the White teachers directed more verbal praise and criticism and nonverbal praise toward males and more nonverbal criticism toward Black males. (Author/LC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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