Are Evaluations of a Training Course Proposal Influenced by the Gender of the Instructor?

Anna Macko, Kamil Chmielewski


The influences of instructor gender, participant gender, age and perceived importance of the certificate offered on evaluations of a training course proposal were examined. Participants evaluated an identically described training course proposal with either a male (n = 60) or female (n = 65) instructor. Results revealed that instructor gender, participant gender and age made a difference to evaluations of the proposed course. Evaluations of female participants were quite egalitarian while males, particularly those in the older group (greater than 27 years), revealed a strong gender bias in evaluating the training course proposal.

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gender bias, evaluator age, evaluator gender, training evaluations

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