Faculty & Staff Spotlights

Educational Psychology
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In honor of the 50th anniversary of Pygmalion in the Classroom, the controversial 1968 book by Robert Rosenthal and Lenore Jacobson about the effects of teacher expectation on first- and second-grade student performance, Educational Research and Evaluation published a special issue of its journal. Professor Emeritus Thomas Good, doctoral student Natasha Sterzinger, and two-time educational psychology grad Alyson Lavigne '07 '10, now a Utah State assistant professor, were invited to write Expectation Effects: Pygmalion and the Initial 20 Years of Research. Read the full article here.