The impact of perceived teacher confirmation on receiver apprehension, motivation, and learning

@article{Ellis2004TheIO,
  title={The impact of perceived teacher confirmation on receiver apprehension, motivation, and learning},
  author={Kathleen Ellis},
  journal={Communication Education},
  year={2004},
  volume={53},
  pages={ - }
}
  • Kathleen Ellis
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Education, Psychology
  • Communication Education
This article reports two studies on teacher confirmation. The first examined (1) students' feelings of confirmation or disconfirmation as a function of perceived teacher behaviors, and (2) whether teacher confirmation behaviors occur in hierarchically arranged clusters. Sixty-one percent of the variance in students' feelings of confirmation was attributable to perceived teacher confirmation behavior. A discernible hierarchy of confirmation behaviors failed to emerge. The second study focused on… 
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