Classroom Interactions: Gender of Teacher, Gender of Student, and Classroom Subject

  title={Classroom Interactions: Gender of Teacher, Gender of Student, and Classroom Subject},
  author={Jim Duffy and Kelly L. Warren and Margaret Walsh},
  journal={Sex Roles},
An observational study investigated the effects of gender of teacher, gender of student, and classroom subject (mathematics vs. English literature/language) on teacher–student interactions. A total of 597 high school students (294 males and 303 females) and 36 teachers (28 males and 8 females) were observed in either 18 mathematics classes or 18 literature/language classes. Students and teachers were predominately Caucasian, with the majority of students from a lower- or middle-class background… 


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