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ERIC Number: ED539795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Authentic Leadership, Social Cognitive Theory, and Character Education: The Transforming of Theories Into Practices
Banks, Jerome; Mhunpiew, Nathara
Online Submission, US-China Education Review B 12 p1002-1006 2012
Character development must balance academic achievement. International school environments are diverse and multicultural settings, containing a learning-focused culture. This investigation constructs the sophisticated elements of authentic leadership and the complexities of the social cognitive theory as factors that produce a practical approach to character development in international schools. The research referenced solidifies this claim by providing evidence to the significance of this theory-based approach. The purpose of this study is to draw attention to the importance of character development, identify the fundamentals of authentic leadership theory and social cognitive theory approach as they relate to character development, and present a conception on how to promote character development in international schools. (Contains 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A