Module 27 - the effect of teacher expectations on student...

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Module 27 THE GREAT DEBATES Project Head Start o A preschool-intellectual-enrichment program for children born of poor families Mental retardation o A diagnostic category used for people with IQ scores below 70 who have difficulty adapting to the routine demands of life Self-fulfilling prophecy o The idea that a person’s expectation can lead to its own fulfillment (as in
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Unformatted text preview: the effect of teacher expectations on student performance) • Stereotype threat o The tendency for positive and negative performance stereotypes about a group to influence its members when they are tested in the stereotyped environment...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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