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1987

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A Study To Determine How Faculty, Residents, And Students Rate Clinical Teacher Behaviors In The Teaching Of Geriatrics In Medical Schools, Mary P. Williams Dec 1987

A Study To Determine How Faculty, Residents, And Students Rate Clinical Teacher Behaviors In The Teaching Of Geriatrics In Medical Schools, Mary P. Williams

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

The purpose of this study was to identify effective clinical teacher behaviors in geriatrics as perceived by faculty, residents, and medical students; and to determine whether the ratings of these behaviors were influenced by six variables: professional status (faculty, residents, students), medical specialty of the teacher (Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Psychiatry); courses taken in geriatrics; age, race and sex of the respondent. Seven factors of clinical teaching incorporated into the study were instructor knowledge, organization and clarity, group instructional skills, enthusiasm and stimulation, clinical competence, modeling and clinical supervision. An instrument was constructed to measure perceptions of what teacher behaviors ...


Relationship Between Teacher Absence And Factors In Teacher-Principal Relationships, Russell H. Studevan Dec 1987

Relationship Between Teacher Absence And Factors In Teacher-Principal Relationships, Russell H. Studevan

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between principal-teacher relationship and teacher absence. The intent of this study was to analyze the effect of teacher absence rate on two variables: leadership and job satisfaction. The study posed the following questions:

1. Is there a significant relationship between the level of job satisfaction of teachers and the rate of teacher absence as measured by a supervision questionnaire?

2. Is there a significant relationship in the rate of teacher absence and selected independent variables: leadership, autonomy, morale, satisfaction, and production?

3. Is there a significant relationship between absence and ...


The Journal Of The Interdenominational Theological Center Vol. Xv No. 1 & 2 Fall 1987-Spring 1988, Interdenominational Theological Center Nov 1987

The Journal Of The Interdenominational Theological Center Vol. Xv No. 1 & 2 Fall 1987-Spring 1988, Interdenominational Theological Center

The Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center

No abstract provided.


School Environment, Teacher Efficacy And Performance In Secondary Schools In The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago, Mervyn Clifford Sandy Nov 1987

School Environment, Teacher Efficacy And Performance In Secondary Schools In The Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago, Mervyn Clifford Sandy

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The theory was that school environment more than such other, variables of teacher development, social environment, and demographic characteristics would influence teacher performance and efficacy. The sub-variables of school environment were school climate, staff support, teacher's expectations, principal's instructional role-set, and principal's participatory style. Teacher development variable included curriculum officer's role-set, and teacher education program. Social environment included parental attributes, parents' socio-economic status (SES), and cultural involvement. Demographic variables included age, sex, ethnicity, qualifications, years since last teacher training program, sex and type of school attended, school location, teaching area, leadership position, qualities liked in a ...


The Atlanta University Bulletin S. N No. 191: Catalog 1987-1989, September 1987, Atlanta University Sep 1987

The Atlanta University Bulletin S. N No. 191: Catalog 1987-1989, September 1987, Atlanta University

Atlanta University Bulletin (Catalogs)

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Perceptions Of Elementary School Principals And Students Of Educational Administration Toward The Principal's Role As Instructional Leader In Selected Atlanta Schools, John H. Thompkins Jr Jul 1987

An Analysis Of The Perceptions Of Elementary School Principals And Students Of Educational Administration Toward The Principal's Role As Instructional Leader In Selected Atlanta Schools, John H. Thompkins Jr

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The purpose of this study was to analyze principals and students of educational administration regarding the role of the principal as an instructional leader utilizing a 53 task item questionnaire.

The sample was composed of one hundred fifty nine Metro Atlanta principals and ninty eight students of educational administration. A total of one hundred two (102) principals and sixty-seven (67) participated in this study during the 1986-87 school year.

It was felt that this population provided a viable sample through which to analyze principals' and students' of educational administration perceptions of the principal as an instructional leader.

The fifty-three (53 ...


The Impact Of Selected Environmental Factors On The Educational Level Of Black Adult Family Members, Yvonne Snowden-Reece Jul 1987

The Impact Of Selected Environmental Factors On The Educational Level Of Black Adult Family Members, Yvonne Snowden-Reece

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The purpose of this study is to determine how selected environmental factors of the family of origin correlate with the educational levels of adult family members. The sample consisted of 71 Black adult family members who were administered the Moos' Environment Scale and the investigator's interview form for measuring educational level. The four null hypotheses presented were found not to be statistically significant at the .05 level. There were no statistically significant correlations between the family of origin environment levels of cohesion, independence, achievement orientation, and intellectual-cultural orientation. The findings of this study have the potential of sensitizing investigators ...


The Attitudes Of The Certified Personnel Of The Americus City Schools And The Sumter County Schools Regarding Merger, Willie J. Robinson Jul 1987

The Attitudes Of The Certified Personnel Of The Americus City Schools And The Sumter County Schools Regarding Merger, Willie J. Robinson

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The members of the Boards of Education and the Superintendents of the Americus City School System and the Sumter County School System agreed to begin a merger feasibility study of the two systems in 1934. Specific objectives were identified including an evaluation of the similarities and differences in the two school systems, an identification of the possible costs to both systems, an identification of the possible benefits to both school systems, and a summary of the legal issues involved in the merger of the two systems.

This study was concerned with surveying the attitudes and opinions of all the certified ...


Student Achievement, Absenteeism, And Social Factors, Shirley Reams Jul 1987

Student Achievement, Absenteeism, And Social Factors, Shirley Reams

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether student achievement and absences are influenced by the home and social factors such as parental education, family make-up, ethnicity, home ownership, retention, free lunch, sex, and grade.

The following hypotheses were tested:

1. There was no statistically significant relationship at .05 level between student achievement and each of: grouping, grade, sex, mother's education, father's education, family make-up, ethnicity, free lunch, rehousing, home ownership.

2. There was no statistically significant relationship at the .05 level between student absenteeism and each of: achievement grouping, grade, sex, mother's education, father's ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Teacher-Prinicipal Problem Interaction And Teacher Evaluation Of Elementary Principals In An Urban School District In Georgia, Paul Nelson Warner Jul 1987

A Study Of The Relationship Between Teacher-Prinicipal Problem Interaction And Teacher Evaluation Of Elementary Principals In An Urban School District In Georgia, Paul Nelson Warner

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The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a relationship between teacher evaluation of elementary school principals on selected administrative areas of responsibility, teachers' ratings of these same principals on teacher-principal problem interaction, and teacher demographic variables in an urban county in Georgia.

In this study, teachers evaluated principals on the following independent variables: decision making, planning and organizing, supervision and evaluation, staff development, high expectations, and teachers' age, qualification, sex and teaching experience. The dependent variables used in this study was teacher-principal problem interaction.

The population for this study was restricted to elementary schools in an ...


A Study Of Students' Reading Scores, Principals' Supervisory Behavior, Class Climate And Teacher And Student Characteristics In Selected Fifth Grades, Frances S. Reeves Jun 1987

A Study Of Students' Reading Scores, Principals' Supervisory Behavior, Class Climate And Teacher And Student Characteristics In Selected Fifth Grades, Frances S. Reeves

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This study examined whether or not the school's mean reading score could be explained by the teachers' perceptions of the principals' supervisory behaviors and teachers' characteristics and whether each student's reading score can be explained more by the principals' supervisory behaviors or by the students' perceptions of the fifth grade class climate or by the student's selected biographic variables in a large metropolitan school system.

Ten elementary schools were selected by experts in the instructional department of a large metropolitan school system. Nine of the selected schools were Project Achievement Schools in which the students scored below ...


A Comparative Study Of The Utilization Of Student Records By Selected Elementary Principals In Planning For Effective Schooling, Edwina Mitchell Stanley Jun 1987

A Comparative Study Of The Utilization Of Student Records By Selected Elementary Principals In Planning For Effective Schooling, Edwina Mitchell Stanley

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The study involved the on-site interview of thirty principals of public elementary schools which housed students from kindergarten to grade five. The schools were located in an urban city of the southern United States and included schools which were involved in district-wide effective schooling improvement. The study tested three research questions regarding the difference between elementary principals who utilize student records in planning for effective schooling and those who do not. Findings indicated that differences exist between principals in the amount of time spent reviewing student records prior to the opening of school, during the school year, in the adequacy ...


Provisions Of Public Law 94-142 As Perceived By Selected School Administrators And Parents: An Asset Or A Liability For The Administrator, Carmen Fernando Wilson Smith-Chandler Jun 1987

Provisions Of Public Law 94-142 As Perceived By Selected School Administrators And Parents: An Asset Or A Liability For The Administrator, Carmen Fernando Wilson Smith-Chandler

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Purpose

A study of the literature revealed that ·one of the challenges of urban education is the nurturing and reeducating of parents and school administrators dealing with handicapped students as was mandated by the legislature, which was passed by the United States Congress and signed into effect by Gerald Ford ·on November 19, 1975. This is called Public Law 94-142, which ensured "free and appropriate" education for. all handicapped students and their: parents in our; educational system, but limits itself to the rights of the administrator. As it stands, parents, guardians, surrogates, parent advocates and school administrators are abreast of ...


The Relationship Between Computer Training Of High School Principals And The Use Of Microcomputers At Their Local Schools, Thelma Simmons Woodfork May 1987

The Relationship Between Computer Training Of High School Principals And The Use Of Microcomputers At Their Local Schools, Thelma Simmons Woodfork

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This study investigated the computer training of secondary school principals and the use of computers for administrative and computer-managed instructional purposes. Because there were no known instruments to measure the concepts in the study, the writer constructed two instruments and had them field-tested by a panel of experts whose feedback was used for improving the instruments. Analysis of the data was made by using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPsS). Data gathered from the Likert attitudinal scale were utilized to test the null hypotheses in the study. Responses from the attitudinal scale were subjected to the Analysis of ...


The Effects Of An Assertive Discipline Approach On Disciplnary Problems In Selected High Schools, Jerry D. Woodfork May 1987

The Effects Of An Assertive Discipline Approach On Disciplnary Problems In Selected High Schools, Jerry D. Woodfork

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

This study explored the effectiveness of an assertive discipline approach in six Atlanta high schools. The major research question guiding the study was: To what extent does an assertive discipline approach influence the incidence of inschool suspensions, out-of-school suspensions, and disciplinary referrals when used by assertive and nonassertive administrators. So that an adequate sample could be selected for the study, a survey was conducted to identify six public high schools in Atlanta using the assertive discipline approach. Forty-five administrators responded to a questionnaire containing 17 questions. Three null hypotheses were posted for testing that related to the selected discipline variables ...


Sex Of Elementary School Principals By Teachers' Perceptions Of Student Achievement, The School Learning Climate And Principals' Personalities, Paula V. Snowden May 1987

Sex Of Elementary School Principals By Teachers' Perceptions Of Student Achievement, The School Learning Climate And Principals' Personalities, Paula V. Snowden

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

This study was to compare the relationships among the teachers' perceptions of student achievement, the teachers' perceptions of the school learning climate, the teachers' perceptions of the principals' personalities and student achievement based on standardized test scores of male elementary principals versus that of the female elementary principals. Since there was no instrument available to measure the conceptual ideas in this study, an instrument was developed composed of thirty questions concentrating on student achievement, the school learning climate, and principal personality.

Analysis of the data was made by using the SPSS. The instrument was subjected to Pearson Product-Moment Correlation and ...


A Study Of The Changing Organizational Climate In A Dekalb County High School, Its Relationship To The Academic Performance Of Selected Students, And To Teacher Morale, Mildred Stroud-Trimble Apr 1987

A Study Of The Changing Organizational Climate In A Dekalb County High School, Its Relationship To The Academic Performance Of Selected Students, And To Teacher Morale, Mildred Stroud-Trimble

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The purpose of the study was to determine if school climate had an effect on teacher morale. and on students to the extent that their achievement test scores were affected. Thirty-six teachers responded to the Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire by Halpin and Croft. and sixty students were randomly se-lected from several classes of juniors and seniors. Thirty students had passed the Georgia Basic Skills Test. and thirty had not passed. Passing this test is a requirement for earning a high school diploma. It was noted that the school had a closed climate. Percentages were used to analyze teacher responses.

The ...


The Panther 1987: Panthers On The Prowl, Clark College Jan 1987

The Panther 1987: Panthers On The Prowl, Clark College

Yearbooks of Clark College & Clark Atlanta University

Clark College Yearbook 1987.


The Brownite Yearbook 1987, Morris Brown College Jan 1987

The Brownite Yearbook 1987, Morris Brown College

Morris Brown College Yearbooks

No abstract provided.


Reflections Yearbook 1987, Spelman College Jan 1987

Reflections Yearbook 1987, Spelman College

Spelman College Yearbooks

No abstract provided.