Students more receptive to life lessons imparted by teachers they trust

08/5/2008 | ScienceDaily

When instruction pertaining to sensitive lifestyle matters such as health and sex is on the agenda, high school students are more comfortable learning from teachers they know and trust as opposed to outside experts, according to a new study of nearly 700 students to be published in the journal Health Promotion Practice. "The actual person teaching makes a difference in how students learn. When there is a good relationship, that really facilitates learning and motivation," said study co-author Eric Anderman, a professor of educational psychology at Ohio State.

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