Teacher Touch and Children's Self-Esteem: A Pilot Study

Authors

  • CHRISTINE O. CHENEY,

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    • Christine O. Cheney is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction; Mary F. Maples is a professor of counseling and personnel services; and Stephen J. Jenkins is an assistant professor of counseling and personnel services. All authors are in the College of Education, University of Nevada—Reno.

  • MARY F. MAPLES,

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    • Christine O. Cheney is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction; Mary F. Maples is a professor of counseling and personnel services; and Stephen J. Jenkins is an assistant professor of counseling and personnel services. All authors are in the College of Education, University of Nevada—Reno.

  • STEPHEN J. JENKINS

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    • Christine O. Cheney is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction; Mary F. Maples is a professor of counseling and personnel services; and Stephen J. Jenkins is an assistant professor of counseling and personnel services. All authors are in the College of Education, University of Nevada—Reno.


Abstract

The authors conducted a pilot study of third-grade students to determine whether a relationship existed between increased amounts of teacher touch and the students' self-esteem.

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