ERIC Number: EJ548217
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Coming Out in Class: Disclosure of Sexual Orientation and Teaching Evaluations.
Liddle, Becky J.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n1 p32-35 1997
Reports on an in-class experiment where a lesbian assistant professor of counseling psychology disclosed her sexual orientation to two sections of an undergraduate class and did not disclose it to two comparable sections of the same course. Comparisons of teaching evaluations revealed no evidence of bias. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Instruction, Disclosure, Faculty, Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Psychology, Role Conflict, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Sexual Orientation, Social Bias, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Student Reaction, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Undergraduate Students
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A