Date of Award
Master of Science
Rachel Mathews, Ed.D.
Linda R. Tennison, Ph.D.
Ninety-five randomly. selected students at Longwood College responded to a questionnaire about their attitudes towards their peers with learning disabilities. The data was analyzed using a Three way analysis of variance to examine if gender, class and school had any effect on how students felt about their peers with learning disabilities. The results showed that there is a significant difference (p < .05) between the attitudes of males and females, females being more positive towards their peers with learning disabilities. Also, the results showed that there was a significant difference (p <.05) between the attitudes of students in the school of education and the students in liberal arts and sciences and business, with the education majors being more positive towards .their peers with learning disabilities than students · in the schools of liberal arts and sciences and business .
Hogan, Tracy, "A Comparative Study of Longwood College Freshmen and Senior Attitudes Towards Their Peers with Learning Disabilities" (1995). Theses, Dissertations & Honors Papers. 266.