Research by Darkenwald and by James and Day supports the contention that instructor behavior is a critical factor in shaping the kind of classroom environment desired by adult learners. Darkenwald developed the Actual and Ideal Adult Classroom Environmental Scale (ACES), which measures seven dimensions: involvement, affiliation, teacher support, task orientation, personal goal attainment Cited by: 2.
Using the Adult Classroom Environment Scale to Determine Developmental. Focus for Online Course Instructors. A Dissertation submitted. to the Graduate School. Valdosta State University. in partial fulfillment of requirements. for the degree of. DOCTOR OF EDUCATION. in Curriculum and Instruction. in the Department of Curriculum.
The Classroom Environment Scale (CES) is intended to assess the environment of a high school or junior high school classroom. Focused on perceptions rather than intelligence, personality or interests, the instrument evaluates the effects of course content, teaching methods, teacher personality, class composition and characteristics of the overall classroom environment.
The Classroom Environment Scale (CES) helps create a positive school climate in which more students succeed. The instrument evaluates the effects of course content, teaching methods, teacher personality, class composition and characteristics of the overall classroom environment.
Jun 01, 1990 · This study explored the factor structure of Darkenwald and Valentine's Adult Classroom Environment Scale (ACES). The Student Ideal form of the ACES was administered to 449 adult students from a variety of educational settings and a factor analysis was performed. All but 15 of the original 49 items loaded clearly with a five-factor orthogonal solution, which only partially supported the seven Cited by: 18.