ERIC Number: EJ548225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Effects of Sending Positive and Negative Letters to Parents on the Classroom Behavior of Secondary School Students.
Tan, Roger; Leach, David J.
Educational Psychology, v16 n2 p141-54 Jun 1996
Utilizes a time-series plus control group design to compare the relative effects of a teacher sending home positive, negative, or a combination of the two types of letters for disruptive students. Results showed the negative letter to be most effective in increasing on-task behavior. (MJP)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Change Agents, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Letters (Correspondence), Parent School Relationship, Punishment, Secondary Education, Student Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Time on Task
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Australia