ERIC Number: EJ875129
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Latino and White Students' Perceptions of Teacher Behaviors that Convey Caring: Do Gender and Ethnicity Matter?
Garza, Ruben; Ovando, Martha N.; Seymour, Claire E.
Current Issues in Education, v13 n1 2010
Knowing how to improve educational experiences for students through the construct of caring, especially those that are often disconnected from access to an equal education, may be one way to improve their success. This paper reports on the findings from a study conducted to measure Latino and White high school students' perceptions of teacher behaviors that convey caring and the influence of students' gender and ethnicity on those perceptions. Results suggest that gender is an influential variable, and while ethnicity was not statistically significant overall, there was some significance at the item level. (Contains 6 tables.)
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Equal Education, Student Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Experience, White Students, Hispanic American Students, Teacher Behavior, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Student Experience, High School Students, Teacher Student Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
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