ERIC Number: ED433329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Teacher Empowerment: Definitions, Implementation, and Strategies for Personal Renewal.
Duhon, Gwendolyn M.
This paper presents an outline of teacher empowerment issues. Section 1, "Definitions of Terms and Concepts Related to Teacher Empowerment," focuses on "Teacher Empowerment,""Dimensions of Empowerment,""Three Views of Empowerment,""Issues Related to Empowerment,""Terms Frequently Used in the Literature of Teacher Empowerment," and "Strengths and Weaknesses of Teacher Empowerment." Section 2, "Implementation," discusses "How Power Is Created and Used" and "Who Defines Power." Section 3, "Strategies for Personal Renewal," focuses on "Primary Sources of Teacher Power,""Five Sources of Interpersonal Power That Can Exist in Educational Organizations," and "Areas Where Power Is Identified and Can Be Created: Personal Lives; Professional Lives (Classrooms; Schools; Within the Teaching Profession); and Community." Section 4 presents "Conclusions." Each section offers activities to help teachers understand the concepts introduced. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A