Three Interaction Analysis Systems
©1999 Edward G. Rozycki
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Amidon-Flanders System
(AF)

from Amidon, E.J & Flanders, N.A. The Role of the Teacher in the Classroom. Assoc. for Productive Teaching. Minneapolis 1967

Biology Teacher's Behavior Inventory (BTBI)
from Evans, T.P. A Category System for Teacher Behaviors The American Biology Teacher. Apr 69. 221-225
Patterns of Pedagogical Phenomena 
(PPP)
by Edward G. Rozycki, Ed.D.
Teacher Behavior
Teacher Behavior
Teacher Behavior
1. accepts feelings

2. praises or encourages

3. accepts or uses the ideas of students

4. asks questions

5. lectures

6. gives directions

7. criticizes or justifies authority

1. engages in classroom management activities

2. controls or formalizes classroom behavior

3. releases or deformalizes classroom behavior

4. states or clarifies classroom or individual goals

5. develops subject content

6. reinforces student behavior

7. Other

1. says, "You're a dunce!"

2. praises or criticizes

3. lectures

Student Behavior
Student Behavior
Student Behavior
8. responds to teacher

9. self-initiated behavior

10. silence or confusion

  4. like it

5. lump it

Are these true behavioral taxonomies? Are the variables, "Teacher Behavior" and "Student Behavior" partitioned by the categories contained in them?

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See, also, Measurability and Educational Concerns.

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