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Albert, Stuart; James M., Jr. – J Personality Soc Psychol, 1970
Descriptors: Attention, Attitude Change, Behavioral Science Research, College Students
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Levine, Timothy R.; Badger, Eugenia E. – Communication Reports, 1993
Examines college students' level of argumentativeness in relation to persuasion. Finds that highly argumentative individuals experienced more attitude change than their less argumentative counterparts. Shows that topic had no effect upon attitude change and that topic did not interact with argumentativeness. (SR)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Communication Research, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication
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Kelly, Peter – London Review of Education, 2020
Europe has seen a national populist turn in recent years, a movement away from liberal elites and the rise of 'post-truth' politics. While populist parties may have passed the high point of their success, their politics has had a considerable impact on the mainstream, drawing traditional parties in populist directions. In this article, I consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Comparative Education
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Burgoon, Judee K.; And Others – Human Communication Research, 1981
Examines research dealing with learning processes and suggests its applications to compliance gaining. Discusses the degree to which learning theories explain the acquisition of new attitudes and behaviors, and the degree to which attitudinal and behavioral changes are governed by learning theory principles. (JMF)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Communication Research, Learning Processes
Hunt, David J.; And Others – 1990
Of all the methods and techniques arising from research in human communication that are subsequently used in counseling, the one most seldom mentioned in counseling literature is that of persuasion. The word persuasion is often wrongly used as a synonym for manipulation, an activity counselors are trained to avoid in working with clients. Verbal…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Counselors
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Acee, Taylor W.; Weinstein, Claire Ellen; Hoang, Theresa V.; Flaggs, Darolyn A. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2018
We discuss task-value interventions as one type of relevance intervention and propose a process model of value reappraisal whereby task-value interventions elicit cognitive-affective responses that lead to attitude change and in turn affect academic outcomes. The model incorporates a metacognitive component showing that students can intentionally…
Descriptors: Models, Reflection, Intervention, Academic Achievement
Ramsey, John Phillip – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Teachers generally experience a decline in self-efficacy levels during a curriculum change, and Georgia converted from a Quality Core Curriculum (QCC) to Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) the last several years. Middle and high school math teachers experienced an annual tiered rollout of the mathematics curriculum, and this qualitative study was…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Mathematics Instruction, School Districts, Metropolitan Areas
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Dou, Remy; Brewe, Eric; Zwolak, Justyna P.; Potvin, Geoff; Williams, Eric A.; Kramer, Laird H. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
The Modeling Instruction (MI) approach to introductory physics manifests significant increases in student conceptual understanding and attitudes toward physics. In light of these findings, we investigated changes in student self-efficacy while considering the construct's contribution to the career-decision making process. Students in the Fall 2014…
Descriptors: Physics, Self Efficacy, College Students, Introductory Courses
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Morton, Jane F.; Campbell, Jonathan M. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
Authors examined the effects of information source on peers' cognitive and behavioral attitudes toward an unfamiliar child with autism. Children (N=296; M age=10.21 years) received information about an unfamiliar child with autism from one of the following sources: (a) videotape, (b) teacher, (c) hypothetical mother, (d) hypothetical father, or…
Descriptors: Autism, Information Sources, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Gender Differences
McDermott, Steven T. – 1985
Designed to reflect the diversity of approaches to persuasion, this annotated bibliography cites materials selected for their contribution to that diversity as well as for being relatively current and/or especially significant representatives of particular approaches. The bibliography starts with a list of 17 general textbooks on approaches to…
Descriptors: Advertising, Annotated Bibliographies, Attitude Change, Communication Research
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Ubachs, Frank – London Review of Education, 2016
As the needs and interests of young people are shifting under the influence of demographics and other social developments, "new stories" have started to attract many that undermine the human rights narrative and nurture radical attitudes. This has consequences for human rights education (HRE). As competing narratives have gained a…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Violence, Political Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Hassan, Abdel Moneim Ahmed; Shrigley, Robert L. – Science Education, 1985
Determined if a written, persuasive communication would positively affect the attitudes of preservice teachers (N=98) and if the communication would differently affect subjects rated on three levels of self-esteem. Results indicate written persuasive communication could change the attitudes of the preservice elementary teachers in this study. (JN)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Chemistry, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers
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Sinatra, Gale M.; Kardash, CarolAnne M. – Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2004
Alexander and her colleagues proposed "teaching as persuasion" as a guiding metaphor for conceptual change pedagogy (Alexander, Fives, Buehl, & Mulhern, 2002). However, there is reason to suspect that the term persuasion can have negative connotations for some individuals ( Dole & Sinatra, 1999; Murphy, 2001). Therefore, we examined 182 primarily…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Preservice Teachers, Personality
Benoit, William L. – Southern Speech Communication Journal, 1987
Indicated that (1) arguments perceived as strong by receivers generated both more favorable, supportive cognitive responses and attitude change than weak message arguments; and (2) perceived source expertise and attractiveness influenced cognitive responses, but not in a coherent fashion or to the extent that they effect attitude change. (JD)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Patterns, Communication Research, Credibility
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Cole, Marian – Technical Communication, 1992
Investigates whether changes in the written structure of a proposal will affect the reader's attitudes. Maintains that writers can help readers of proposals by providing the information, detail, and structure the reader expects. (SR)
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Proposal Writing, Reader Response, Reader Text Relationship
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