Pygmalion in the Classroom: Teacher Expectation and Pupil's Intellectual Development

ISBN-10: 1904424066
ISBN-13: 9781904424062
Edition: 1st 2003
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Book details

Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Crown House Pub Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 266
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Research suggests that our expectations strongly influence the performance of those around us. In the Oak School experiment, discussed in this book, teachers were led to believe that certain students selected at random were likely to be showing signs of a spurt in intellectual growth and development.

Preface to the Newly Expanded Edition
Preface
The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Everyday Life
The Healing Professions
Behavioral Science
Behavior Science: Intellectual Performance and Learning
Teacher Expectation
The Disadvantaged Child
The Oak School Experiment
The Magic Children of Galatea
Teachers' Assessments
The Process of Blooming
Implications
Pygmalion's Medium
Some Methodological Considerations
Summary and Implications
Shaw's Summary
Appendix
References
Indexes
Pygmalion Effects: An Addendum

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