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Spillane, James P.; Shirrell, Matthew; Adhikari, Samrachana – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2018
Teachers' on-the-job interactions with colleagues impact their effectiveness, yet little research has explored whether and how teacher performance predicts these interactions. Drawing on 5 years of social network data from one school district, we explore the relationship between teacher performance and teachers' instructional advice and…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Teacher Effectiveness, Social Networks, School Districts
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Wickramasinghe, Vathsala; Dabere, Sampath – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2012
The objective of the study is to investigate the effect of performance-based financial incentives on work performance. The study hypothesized that the design features of performance-based financial incentive schemes themselves may influence individuals' work performance. For the study, survey methodology was used and 93 technical-level employees…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Incentives, Foreign Countries, Employees
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Sumantri, Mohamad Syarif; Whardani, Prayuningtyas Angger – International Education Studies, 2017
This study aims to determine the relationship between achievement motivation and professional competence with regard to the performance of teachers in public elementary schools in Central Java. The quantitative method is used in this study. The results of this study indicate that (1) there is a significant positive relationship between achievement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Competencies
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Lockwood, Jane E. – Language Testing in Asia, 2015
LSP performance assessment has become a special focus for language testers in recent years where experts have debated how testing tools and processes can be strengthened to more accurately and more validly assess professional communication at work. Suggestions to achieve this include ethnographic studies of the target language situation; authentic…
Descriptors: Languages for Special Purposes, Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Carette, Bernd; Anseel, Frederik; Lievens, Filip – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2013
To prevent the potential threats of career plateauing for mid-career employees, it has been suggested to give them challenging assignments. This approach is inspired by empirical findings demonstrating that challenging job assignments generally have positive effects on job performance and career development. However, these studies have…
Descriptors: Employees, Job Performance, Activities, Difficulty Level
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Carliner, Saul; Castonguay, Chantal; Sheepy, Emily; Ribeiro, Ofelia; Sabri, Hiba; Saylor, Chantal; Valle, Andre – European Journal of Training and Development, 2015
Purpose: This study aims to explore the competencies needed by performance consultants, a particular role identified for training and development professionals. The role was formally named and promoted nearly two decades ago. Two ongoing discussions in the field are the competencies needed by training and development professionals and the role of…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Consultants, Content Analysis, Qualitative Research
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2016
The Ministry of Education (British Columbia) will continue to work towards improving outcomes for every learner in their educational system. Through three goals, it will support government priorities including the BC Jobs Plan, BC's Skills for Jobs Blueprint, #BCTECHStrategy, and Taxpayer Accountability Principles, while strengthening the K-12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Individualized Instruction
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Hughes, Ashley M.; Zajac, Stephanie; Spencer, Jacqueline M.; Salas, Eduardo – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Organizations leverage training as a means of improving the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of trainees; but, effective training requires that this learning is transferred from the training environment to the actual performance of the work (that is, training transfer). Unfortunately, despite billions of dollars invested in learning each year, the…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Transfer of Training, Training, Organizations (Groups)
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Adusei, Henry; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu; Manukure, Portia; Cudjoe, Josephine – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2016
Teachers form one of the essential professional groups in the development domain of every country. Although most senior high school teachers in Ghana complains about poor conditions of service, a lot of them are still at post. The key research goal was to explore the retaining factors of senior high school teachers, within their existing…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Rusman, Ade; Suiyono; Suyanto – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Purpose: This study aimed to investigate a performance development model of the certified teachers at private vocational schools through school principal leadership, working environment, and teachers' alleviating motivation. Research Method: This research was conducted using a descriptive correlation approach with a multiple regression analysis.…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Private Schools, Vocational Schools, Job Performance
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Demir, Selcuk – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: It is extremely important for teachers to have the psychological capital to enhance their performance outputs in educational organizations. Teachers having psychological capital will positively influence all the members of the school. This kind of teacher will develop and support colleagues' and students' positive attitudes such as…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology), Teacher Characteristics, Burnout
Steedle, Jeffrey T.; Hawk, Wendi – ACT, Inc., 2020
This study sought to estimate the potential benefits of using ACT® WorkKeys® Curriculum to improve foundational workplace skills and subsequent performance on the ACT® WorkKeys® Applied Math, Workplace Documents, and Graphic Literacy assessments. Students at Nevada State High School (NSHS) took the WorkKeys Assessments before and after using ACT…
Descriptors: High School Students, Program Effectiveness, Job Skills, Occupational Tests
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Pavic, Dario; Cernja, Iva – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
Assessing teacher job satisfaction is a recurrent theme in educational research. Given the forthcoming reform of the Croatian adult education system, a survey of teacher satisfaction in primary adult education was performed. Teachers exhibited two dimensions of satisfaction/dissatisfaction: one with the teaching programme and process, and the…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Gentry, Tony; Kriner, Richard; Sima, Adam; McDonough, Jennifer; Wehman, Paul – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are versatile task organizers that hold promise as assistive technologies for people with cognitive-behavioral challenges. This delayed randomized controlled trial compared two groups of adult workers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to determine whether the use of an Apple iPod Touch PDA as a vocational…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Handheld Devices, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Menekse, Muhsin; Purzer, Senay; Heo, Damji – International Journal of STEM Education, 2019
Background: Being an effective team member is one of the key twenty-first century skills and a fundamental proficiency required for jobs and work settings in an increasingly global economy. Collaborative problem-solving in team settings is a critical practice in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields as an effective teaching…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Teamwork, Academic Achievement, Verbal Communication
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