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2002

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Fostering Student Achievement: A Study Of The Relationship Of Collective Teacher Efficacy And Student Achievement, Marilyn Frances Barr Jan 2002

Fostering Student Achievement: A Study Of The Relationship Of Collective Teacher Efficacy And Student Achievement, Marilyn Frances Barr

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The purpose of this research was to determine if there was a relationship between collective teacher efficacy and student achievement and if collective teacher efficacy made an independent contribution in explaining student achievement beyond socioeconomic status. The conceptual basis for this study was Bandura's theory of self-efficacy.;Relationships between collective teacher efficacy and student achievement on the Virginia grade 8 math, writing, and English Standards of Learning (SOL) tests were found to be significant. The relationship between collective teacher efficacy and student achievement on the grade 8 writing SOL test made an independent contribution when controlling for socioeconomic status ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Student Achievement And Home Socialization, Janet Carter Crawley Jan 2002

A Study Of The Relationship Between Student Achievement And Home Socialization, Janet Carter Crawley

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between student achievement and home socialization. Specifically, it explored the influence of cognitive and academic home socialization variables on the achievement of seventh- and twelfth-grade students. It further explored the influence of cognitive and academic subvariables on student achievement. The cognitive home socialization subvariables were stimulating literacy environment and joint learning activities. The academic home socialization subvariables were expectations and attitudes and values and behaviors.;The population consisted of parents of seventh- and twelfth-grade students from a small, rural, predominantly African-American school division in Central Virginia. One hundred twenty-five parents ...


A Comparative Study Of The Ncate Standards And The Virginia Licensure Regulations For School Personnel With The Perceptions Of Elementary Principals And Teachers, Stephen Joseph Chantry Jan 2002

A Comparative Study Of The Ncate Standards And The Virginia Licensure Regulations For School Personnel With The Perceptions Of Elementary Principals And Teachers, Stephen Joseph Chantry

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The purpose of this study was to compare the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 2000 Standards for Elementary Preparation and the Virginia Licensure Regulations for Elementary Personnel (1998) with the perceptions of principals and teachers in the elementary schools in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The methodology incorporated an exploratory design using qualitative data collection and analyses of surveys of school-based personnel, as well as the NCATE standards and Virginia Licensure Regulations. Specifically, themes were identified through a series of reductions of the terms and phrases contained within the documents and surveys.;The results of this study identified ...