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ERIC Number: ED513880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 147
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1096-2696-4
Ideal Teaching: Exploring the Attributes of an "Ideal Teacher" in the Church Educational System for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Strader, Matthew W.
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, George Fox University
The purpose of this study was to identify the profile of an ideal teacher for the Church Educational System (CES) for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This study surveyed 159 students, teachers, and administrators in order to find the characteristics perceived to be ideal in a CES teacher. The survey included 16 characteristics of an ideal teacher of which the surveyee ranked in order of importance. Additional questions were added to better understand other areas that might affect rankings, such as, subject matter, gender, age, and experience. This quantitative study claims the top 5 characteristics (in order of most important to least) in a CES teacher are: spirit directed, love for students, edifying and uplifting, enthusiasm, and listens and understands. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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