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ERIC Number: ED533783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 87
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
The Impact of Years of Teaching Experience on the Classroom Management Approaches of Elementary School Teachers
Unal, Zafer; Unal, Aslihan
Online Submission, International Journal of Instruction v5 n2 p41-60 Jul 2012
This study provided a basis for answering the following essential question: Does the years of experience affect teachers' classroom management approaches? Data were collected from 268 primary school teachers. The findings of this study demonstrated that experienced teachers are more likely to prefer to be in control in their classrooms than beginning teachers while interacting with students when making decisions. Investigating the previous studies, researchers were able to discover that there is certain path teachers follow through their career. While preservice teachers prefer non-interventionism (minimum teacher control), they support interactionism (shared control) during internship and early career years, and finally they prefer to choose complete teacher control when they become experienced teachers. Appended to this document is the Behavior and Instructional Management Scale. (Contains 3 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey