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Jones, Reid; Dent, Lauren; Jenkins, Kathleen; Cronin, C. H.; House, Lynn J.; Jenkins, K. B. – 2003
This symposium evolved from a research interest and the need to develop validity, reliability, and accountability measures to be used in the teacher education program at Delta State University, Mississippi. Researchers wanted to study student teacher self-efficacy and to establish a continuing database on the program's student teachers. The papers…
Descriptors: Databases, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Self Efficacy
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Cutcher, Cortney L., Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Homework, Creativity, Test Results
Hoy, Wayne K., Ed.; Miskel, Cecil G., Ed. – 2002
This volume presents a range of research and perspectives dedicated to advancing understanding of schools through empirical study and theoretical analysis. The eight chapters are: (1) "Organizational Learning in High-Stakes Accountability Environments: Lessons from an Urban School District" (Helen M. Marks and Susan M. Printy); (2) "Sources of…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Workload, School Organization
Fowler, William J., Jr., Ed. – 1998
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) surveys the changing landscape in education finance by commissioning papers from members of the school finance research community. Papers that address the questions of the current and future financial condition for school districts are presented here. The papers, which are intended to promote the…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Educational Quality
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Deaver, Sharon R., Ed. – Online Submission, 2008
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Action Research, Research Projects, Student Projects, Student Teaching
Copley, Lisa D.; Meehan, Merrill L.; Howley, Caitlin W.; Hughes, Georgia K. – Appalachia Educational Laboratory at Edvantia (NJ1), 2005
The major purpose of the second field test of the AEL MSCI instrument was to assess the psychometric properties of the refined version with a larger, more diverse group of respondents. The first objective of this field test was to expand the four-point Likert-type response scale to six points in order to yield more variance in responses. The…
Descriptors: Field Tests, Educational Improvement, Evaluation Methods, Teachers
Frymier, Jack, Ed. – 1996
Responsibility is one of the core values of individuals in a democratic society. This publication presents research findings that address whether responsibility can be learned or taught, and what factors affect its development. Chapter 1 includes seven articles that examine the concept of responsibility, concluding that responsibility is a learned…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Child Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education