ERIC Number: EJ541923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Professors' and Students' Perceptions of Why Students Participate in Class.
Fassinger, Polly A.
Teaching Sociology, v24 n1 p25-33 Jan 1996
Investigates how classroom traits (interaction norms, emotional climate) and students' traits (comprehension, confidence) impact on students' participation in class. Multiple regression analysis of survey data suggests that faculty members may play a much less direct role than previously assumed. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Sex Differences, Socialization, Sociology, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Participation, Student Reaction, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Response, Teacher Student Relationship, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A