Self-fulfilling prophecy : a practical guide to its use in education / Robert T. Tauber

Author(s): Tauber, Robert T
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Subjects: Teacher-student relationships--United States
Self-fulfilling prophecy
Teachers--Psychology
Multicultural education--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
LC Classification: L, LB
Physical Description: x, 184 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I. SFP Mechanisms 1
1. Introduction 3
2. Mechanisms of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy 17
3. The SFP: A Global Perspective 33
Pt. II. SFP Categories 39
4. Gender and the SFP 43
5. Race (African-American) and the SFP 49
6. Ethnicity and the SFP 53
7. Given Name and Surname and the SFP 59
8. Dialect and/or Primary Language and the SFP 67
9. Attractiveness and the SFP 73
10. Body Build and the SFP 85
11. Socioeconomic Levels and the SFP 95
12. Special Needs Students and the SFP 101
13. The SFP from the Students' Side of the Desk 107
14. Preservice and In-Service SFP Training 113
Pt. III. SFP Applications 121
15. Practitioner Testimonials 123
Expectations: Elementary to Elementary Success / James J. Tracy 123
Preparing White Teachers to Teach in Classrooms of Color - Expectations Count! / Shirley J. Bowles 125
A Secondary School Principal's View of the Importance of Expectations / David Tompkins 128
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The Communication Connection / Cathy Sargent Mester 130
Impact of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy on Special Education / Debra K. Stein 132
A Vocational-Technical School Counselor's View of the SFP / Patty Palo 135
Gender Equity and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy / Lynn H. Fox 136
Hispanics' School Failure: Which Came First, the Expectations or the Reality? / Dolores Bonetati 139
Impact of Expectations on Children's Physical Activity / Roger L. Sweeting 142
Teachers' Dress and Its Impact on Students' Expectations / Bernard Davis 145
Constructing Selfs and Others / Gloria Ladson-Billings 146
A Teacher Educator's View of the SFP / Suzanne Perry-Loss 148
16. ERIC and the SFP 151
Bibliography 161
Index 179
Notes: LCCN: 96033192
ISBN: 0275955028 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0275955036 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-177) and index
OCLC Number: 35145930
ISBN/ISSN: 0275955028
0275955036