ERIC Number: ED115455
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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A Study of Science Supervision in the Public High Schools of Louisiana.
Hutchinson, Jesse McClendon, Jr.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the posture of and practices associated with science supervision in the public high schools of the parish and city schools of Louisiana. Among objectives of the study were to identify science supervisory practices that experts in science education considered relevant to the improvement of science instruction and to ascertain the extent of employment of certain supervisory practices and techniques by supervisors. Participants for the study were selected by virtue of their position as supervisors of science instruction in 64 schools and 2 city systems in Louisiana. A survey instrument was designed and administered. Among findings, data showed that 53 of 54 respondents held Master's Degrees or higher, but that only 22 percent had undergraduate majors in science. The supervisory function viewed by respondents as most important was classroom visitation and supervision of instruction. (Author/CP)
Descriptors: Administration, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Instruction, Science Education, Science Supervision, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Supervision
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana