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Pedagogical signals of faculty approachability

Title: Pedagogical signals of faculty approachability: Factors shaping faculty-student interaction outside the classroom.
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Name(s): Cox, Bradley E., author
McIntosh, Kadian, author
Terenzini, Patrick T., author
Reason, Robert, author
Lutovsky Quaye, Brenda, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2010
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Decades of research demonstrate that college students benefit from positive interaction with faculty members, although that same evidence suggests that those interactions are far from common, particularly outside the classroom. Moreover, relatively little is known about which, when, how, and why faculty members choose to engage with students outside of the classroom. Guided by the theory that faculty members use in-class behaviors to signal their "psychosocial approachability" for out-of-class interaction with students (Wilson et al. in Sociology of Education 47(1):74–92, 1974; College professors and their impact on students, 1975), this study uses data from 2,845 faculty members on 45 campuses to identify the personal, institutional, and pedagogical factors that influence the frequency and type of interaction faculty members have with students outside of the classroom.
Identifier: FSU_migr_edlp_faculty_publications-0008 (IID), 10.1007/s11162-010-9178-z (DOI)
Keywords: College teaching, Student–faculty contact (interaction), Psychosocial approachability, Faculty gender, Contingent faculty, Pedagogical signals
Note: The final publushed version of the article is available at link.springer.com.
Citation: Cox, B. E., McIntosh, K. L., Terenzini, P. T., Reason, R. D., & Lutovsky Quaye, B. R. (2010). Pedagogical signals of faculty approachability: Factors shaping faculty-student interaction outside the classroom. Research in Higher Education, 51(8), 767-788. doi: 10.1007/s11162-010-9178-z.
Subject(s): Education
Educational leadership
Education (Higher)
Links: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11162-010-9178-z
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_edlp_faculty_publications-0008
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Research in Higher Education.
Issue: 8, 51

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Cox, B. E., McIntosh, K., Terenzini, P. T., Reason, R., & Lutovsky Quaye, B. (2010). Pedagogical signals of faculty approachability: Factors shaping faculty-student interaction outside the classroom. Research In Higher Education. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11162-010-9178-z