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ERIC Number: EJ532165
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-4523
Fashion in the Classroom: Effects of Attire on Student Perceptions of Instructors in College Classes.
Morris, Tracy L.; And Others
Communication Education, v45 n2 p135-48 Apr 1996
Finds that more formal dress (business suits, dress shoes) was associated with increased ratings of teaching assistants' competence, particularly for female students rating female instructors. Shows, however, that contrary to common assumptions, the most positive influences of instructor dress were found in the highly casual condition (faded jeans, t-shirt, flannel shirt). (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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