Incidents of bias in college classrooms: Instructor and student perceptions.

  title={Incidents of bias in college classrooms: Instructor and student perceptions.},
  author={Guy A. Boysen and David L. Vogel and Marissa A. Cope and Asale Hubbard},
  journal={Journal of Diversity in Higher Education},
  • Guy A. Boysen, David L. Vogel, +1 author Asale Hubbard
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Diversity in Higher Education
  • Little is known about incidents of bias specific to college classrooms or how they are handled by instructors. To learn more about this subject, professors, graduate instructors, and undergraduates (N 2,523) completed surveys assessing perceptions of classroom bias. Results indicated that about a quarter of instructors and half of students perceived an incident of bias in a classroom in the last year. Instructors’ responses to bias commonly included forms of direct confrontation, discussion… CONTINUE READING
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