ERIC Number: EJ802939
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
Department Heads' Perceptions of Their Influence on Mathematics Achievement in Singapore and the United States
Kaur, Berinderjeet; Ferrucci, Beverly J.; Carter, Jack A.
International Journal of Educational Management, v18 n2 p93-99 2004
Heads of secondary school mathematics department were surveyed to assess their perceptions of how they influence and impact students' performance in mathematics. Survey results showed both agreement and discrepancy between what department heads perceived as actual and optimal activities to enhance instructional improvement, influence student achievement, and implement initiatives for change. The report concludes with a description of the pre-service and in-service programs.
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Department Heads, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Influence, Preservice Teacher Education, Inservice Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 8; High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Singapore; United States