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Student perception of teacher happiness was positively linked with students’ attitude and motivation to learn a foreign language, as well as students’ atitude towards the teacher. This is interpreted as an illustration of the process of positive emotional contagion between teachers and students.

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Happy teachers are better teachers


Happy teachers are better teachers

Jean-Marc Dewaele
Birkbeck University of London

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This page is a summary of: Is teacher happiness contagious? A study of the link between perceptions of language teacher happiness and student attitudes, Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, December 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17501229.2019.1707205.
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