Student Interest, Grading Leniency, and Teacher Ratings: A Conceptual Analysis.

@article{Olivares2001StudentIG,
  title={Student Interest, Grading Leniency, and Teacher Ratings: A Conceptual Analysis.},
  author={Orlando J. Olivares},
  journal={Contemporary educational psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={382-399}
}
This study explored the extent to which student interest and grading leniency were predictive of teacher ratings. Unlike other teacher rating research, however, this study measured student interest at the beginning and end of seven sections of two courses; further, grading leniency was explicitly defined and measured, not inferred from expected grade and workload. Data indicate that precourse interest was positively associated with expected grade, but was not predictive of ratings, nor did it… CONTINUE READING