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Riggs, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative correlational study addressed the concept that teacher-perceived high school principal leadership style correlated with teacher self-efficacy. A relationship existed between teacher self-efficacy and student outcomes and research indicated a relationship between leadership style and teacher self-efficacy. Also, the effect of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Principals, Leadership Styles
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Mehdinezhad, Vali; Mansouri, Masoumeh – International Journal of Instruction, 2016
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between school principals' leadership behaviours and teachers' sense of self-efficacy. The research method was descriptive and correlational. A sample size of 254 teachers was simply selected randomly by proportional sampling. For data collection, the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale of…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Ruble, Lisa A.; Usher, Ellen L.; McGrew, John H. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2011
Teacher self-efficacy refers to the beliefs teachers hold regarding their capability to bring about desired instructional outcomes and may be helpful for understanding and addressing critical issues such as teacher attrition and teacher use of research-supported practices. Educating students with autism likely presents teachers with some of the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Autism, Rating Scales, Special Education Teachers
Bennardo, David P. – ProQuest LLC, 2007
It is an undeniable fact of our contemporary educational environment that Building Principals are required to take increased responsibility for student achievement. Despite this reality, the background literature offers few empirical studies connecting school leadership behaviors directly to student performance. However, the supporting research…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Responsibility, Teacher Effectiveness, Correlation
Dale, Jack C., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This quantitative study addressed the idea that a middle school principal could possibly impact teacher effectiveness in the classroom through the relationship of the teacher-perceived leadership style of the principal to teacher job satisfaction and efficacy. The sample consisted of 142 certified teachers from 8 public middle schools in an East…
Descriptors: Principals, Middle Schools, Middle School Teachers, Leadership Styles
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Nir, Adam E.; Kranot, Nati – Planning and Changing, 2006
The current study emphasizes the significance of the positive job experiences that promote individuals' satisfaction on the job and the potential contribution of the transformational leadership style for the shaping of these experiences. Questionnaires were administered to elementary school teachers in five of the six districts comprising the…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers, Transformational Leadership, Teacher Effectiveness
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Greiman, Bradley C.; Addington, Leah S. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2008
Supported by Bandura's social cognitive theory, our study examined personal factors and environmental factors that impact adults' ability to assist youth in developing leadership. We introduce youth leadership development self-efficacy (YLD-SE) as a new construct for use in leadership research. A 7-item scale to measure YLD-SE was developed and…
Descriptors: Youth, Leadership Training, Self Efficacy, Models
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Augustyniak, Kristine; Kilanowski, Lisa; Privitera, Gregory J. – School Psychology Forum, 2016
Leadership ability is necessary in the work of school psychologists, yet formal investigation of leadership processes engaged in by school psychologists has not occurred in the field. Likewise, perceptions of the leadership ability of school psychologists by other key school professionals, such as administrators and teachers, remain undocumented.…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, School Psychologists, Stakeholders, Environmental Influences