Expectation States Theory Steps

Expectations States Theory

Berger, Joseph, Bernard P. Cohen, and Morris Zelditch. 1972.

Cohen, E., 1994 (p.34)

1. Status Characteristics

“They’re Everywhere!”

2. Task Appears

3. Activation of Expectations

Resulting in Status Order Effects


4. Behavior Results

Unequal Talking and Working Together

Unequal Opportunities To Learn

Structures Inequitable Levels of Content Acquisition

5. Status Intervention Treatments

• Groupwork

• Rich Tasks

• Multiple Ability Treatment

• Assigning Competence Treatment

6. Behavioral Results

More Equal Talking and Working Together

More Equitable Opportunities To Learn

Higher Levels Of Content Acquisition For All

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Charles Rathbone

Retired. Emeritus. Teach courses once a year - EdFS 377 Educational Psychology, NR385 University Teaching. Board Member Vermont Interfaith Action, volunteer and advocate Burlington Bike Project, UDL consultant VSA Vermont. This is retired?

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