Journal article to be published 2009, April

Article co-authored by Beth Schwartz, Dennis Goff, and colleagues  


Beth Schwartz and Dennis Goff, professors of psychology, co-authored an article in an upcoming volume of the Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning . The article is based on their research conducted with colleagues at Georgia Southern and Fiske University. The investigation titled, Touching Your Students: The Impact of a Handshake on the First Day of Class, examined the influence of simply shaking students' hands on the first day of class on student's perceptions of the class and the instructor.