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Table 3 The professors’ predictions of levels of acceptance in each course and the actual level of acceptance based on the summation of percentages of high and very high levels or moderate, high, and very high levels of acceptance

From: An exploration of instructor perceptions of community college students’ attitudes towards evolution

Professor Course Predicted acceptance (%) Actual acceptance (very high, high and moderate) (%) Actual acceptance (very high and high) (%)
Jones A 80 83.9 71
A+ 80 85.7 71.4
B 75–80 66.7 66.7
D 75–80 80 66.7
F 66 100 85
Orville A+ 80–85 83.3 55.6
C 90–95 94.5 77.8
F 85–90 82.9 60
Ronson E 40–50 86.4 68.2
G 60–70 96.7 73.3
H 60–70 94.4 72.2
  1. +, online course; italic course letter are those taken by both majors and nonmajors, underlined are those taken primarily by nonmajors