Attitudes of Students in a "Student-Centred" High School

  • Donald W. Knowles
  • Jack Henly-Lewis

Abstract

Attitudes of 437 students toward school were studied to test hypothesized superiority for students attending a "student-centered" secondary school in British Columbia. Comparisons were made with students attending two more-conventional schools in comparable socioeconomic areas in B.C. Attitudes were measured by a modification of a 36-item scale developed by Weaver (1959). Scores for students at the "student-centered" school were significantly greater (p < .05) than for students at other schools. Demographic variables such as school program and sex were associated with differences in attitude scores but the relative advantage of the "student-centered" school was maintained through all comparisons.
Published
1972-01-01
How to Cite
Knowles, D. W., & Henly-Lewis, J. (1972). Attitudes of Students in a "Student-Centred&quot; High School. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 6(1). Retrieved from https://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/article/view/60834
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