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Conley, Sharon; You, Sukkyung – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
A previous study examined role stress in relation to work outcomes; in this study, we added job structuring antecedents to a model of role stress and examined the moderating effects of locus of control. Structural equation modeling was used to assess the plausibility of our conceptual model, which specified hypothesized linkages among teachers'…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Locus of Control, Stress Variables, Teacher Attitudes
Lane, Louis J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teacher turnover has a significant effect on the overall success of schools. The use of comprehensive turnaround strategies such as the conservatorship process created a problem for a small Southeastern high school by affecting teacher retention rate. A qualitative approach was used to investigate how aspects of turnaround strategies influenced…
Descriptors: Teacher Morale, School Turnaround, Teaching Methods, Stress Variables
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Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Suldo, Shannon M.; Roth, Rachel A.; Fefer, Sarah A. – High School Journal, 2015
In this qualitative study, we investigated 15 successful and 15 struggling high school students, perceived stressors, coping strategies, and intrapersonal and environmental factors that students perceive to influence their success in college-level courses. We found that students' primary sources of stress involved meeting numerous academic demands…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, High School Students, Work Ethic, High Achievement
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Makhdoom, Irsa Fatima; Atta, Mohsin; Malik, Najma Iqbal – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2019
The study was aimed at examining the role of job burnout in predicting counterproductive work behaviors (CWB) among high school teachers. Maslach Burnout Inventory-ES (Maslach, Jackson, & Leiter, 1996) and Counterproductive Work Behavior Checklist-32 (Spector, Fox, Penney, Bruursema, Goh, and Kessler, 2006) were used to measure the constructs.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Burnout, Measures (Individuals), Check Lists
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Yorimitsu, Akiko; Houghton, Stephen; Taylor, Myra – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2014
The esteem historically attributed to the teaching profession in Japan is eroding, and some Japanese teachers who identify with the ideal of being a "life educator" are becoming disillusioned with teaching. While the stress and anxiety associated with teacher disillusionment have been researched from a Western perspective, little is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teaching Experience
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Mazzeo, Christopher; Fleischman, Steve; Heppen, Jessica; Jahangir, Theresa – Teachers College Record, 2016
Improving the nation's high schools--particularly those that are low-performing--involves challenges that are far easier to catalog than to surmount. In this chapter, the authors identify a handful of promising approaches that can help to achieve the goal that all students will graduate from high school well-prepared for further learning,…
Descriptors: Evidence, High Schools, Educational Improvement, Success
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Carbonel, Cyril; Grasset, Sébastien; Maysonnave, Jean – Physics Teacher, 2018
In astronomy, methods such as direct imaging or interferometry-based techniques (Michelson stellar interferometry for example) are used for observations. A particular advantage of interferometry is that it permits greater spatial resolution compared to direct imaging with a single telescope, which is limited by diffraction owing to the aperture of…
Descriptors: Astronomy, High School Students, Science Instruction, College Students
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Estepp, Christopher M.; Thoron, Andrew C.; Roberts, T. Grady; Dyer, James E. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2014
Teachers must continue to learn throughout their careers to maintain their professional competence. The purpose of this study was to explore the differences in professional development needs of Florida agricultural education teachers based on selected variables. Results of the study indicated that teachers had the greatest professional development…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Faculty Development, Stress Variables, Work Environment
Mihalik, Michael – National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, 2015
For the past two and one-half years I have been a practitioner participant in the National Center on Scaling Up Effective School's (NCSU's) work with Fort Worth Independent School District. I have a unique vantage point, being one of the few members remaining who has been involved since the very beginning. In addition, my work with NCSU has…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Change Strategies, Educational Innovation, Program Implementation
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Bang, Hee Jin – High School Journal, 2012
This study examines the homework practices of eight teachers working in a high school designed to serve newcomer immigrant students. Individual structured interviews were conducted in which teachers working in an innovative setting explained their purposes of assigning homework, their beliefs about factors affecting their students' homework…
Descriptors: Homework, Interviews, Immigrants, High Schools
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D'Elia, Luis Alberto; Wishart, Diane – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2014
The purpose of this work was to elicit the perceptions of science educators regarding enhancing opportunities to retain disenfranchised students in secondary schools. The article shows selective international perspectives on how teachers, university professors, and researchers in teacher education programs strive to support school completion for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Persistence
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Retzlaff-Fürst, Carolin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Children and adolescents spend a large part of their day at school. Physical and mental problems result from physical inactivity, sitting positions at work and "indoor lifestyle" (WHO 2004). Therefore, health education is a major topic in school. Biology classes (scholastic) can make an important contribution in this context. Health as a…
Descriptors: Gardening, Well Being, Health Education, Teaching Methods
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2015
In 2015, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) collected responses from more than 315,000 first-year and senior students attending 585 bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. This report presents selected NSSE results from students at 541 U.S. institutions or subsets of that group where…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, National Surveys, Educational Quality, Student Characteristics
Dubé, France; Bélanger, Jean; Fontan, Jean-Marc; Beaulieu, Geneviève; Lévesque, Mathieu – Journal of Case Studies in Education, 2014
The purpose of this research was to mobilize the educational community of a disadvantaged Montreal high school so as to implement practices more adapted to its environmental reality by developing an approach to support the building of collaborative bridges connecting school, family, and community. During the discussion, the perceptions of high…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Success
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The article aims to investigate the relationships between different dimensions of organizational ethics and different withdrawal symptoms--lateness, absence, and intent to leave work. Design/methodology/approach: Participants were 1,016 school teachers from 35 high schools in Israel. A joint model of Glimmix procedure of SAS was used for…
Descriptors: Work Ethic, Educational Environment, Teacher Attitudes, Predictor Variables
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