ERIC Number: ED098699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
The Principal's Function in Professional Improvement as Defined by Content Analysis of Periodicals and Books. No. 74105.
Smith, Vivian E.; Wilson, Alfred P.
This study analyzes the content of journal articles and books dealing with the school principalship. The articles were listed in the "Education Index" and published from 1970 through 1973; the books were listed in the 1973 "Books in Print." A content analysis research method is used to determine the principal's functions in professional improvement and to indicate similar and unique functions at various school levels. Principal behavior is classified according to cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains. Frequency tables present the data. The study reveals 49 separate functions in professional improvement. (DW)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, High Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Principals
Alfred P. Wilson, Holton Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Center for Extended Services.
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