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School administration

1981

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Curriculum Inferences For Secondary School Teachers In Population Education Within The School System Of Thailand, Manit Subhakul Dec 1981

Curriculum Inferences For Secondary School Teachers In Population Education Within The School System Of Thailand, Manit Subhakul

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During the 1970's educational leaders in Thailand worked towards a plan to adopt population education at all levels in the educational system. At the time of this study, population education had been integrated into almost every level within the school system. Providing courses in population education at all school levels had increased the need for population teachers and instructional materials. The purposes of this study were: (1) to draw inferences about the suitability of contemporary population education teacher programs in Thailand for providing qualified teachers for secondary schools; (2) to provide basic information helpful in establishing programs in keeping with …


The Prevalence And Certain Sources Of Teacher Stress Among Elementary School Teachers, Emma L. Turner Aug 1981

The Prevalence And Certain Sources Of Teacher Stress Among Elementary School Teachers, Emma L. Turner

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The problem of this study was to determine the prevalence and certain sources of stress among elementary school teachers (grades kindergarten through six), and the relationship of stress to certain selected teacher factors. This study followed the ex post facto design which attempted to determine if certain teacher factors affected the way in which teachers responded to the questionnaire regarding the prevalence and sources of stress perceived. The Teacher Stress Questionnaire was selected to assess the prevalence and certain sources of stress of elementary teachers regarding sex, age, length of time in the teaching profession, length of time in the …


Supervisors' Perceptions Of Specified Competencies In Selected Southeastern States, Robert J. Parkins Aug 1981

Supervisors' Perceptions Of Specified Competencies In Selected Southeastern States, Robert J. Parkins

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The problem of this study was to determine if differences existed in the supervisors' perceptions of the importance of specified supervisory competencies. A list of thirty-six competencies which had been developed and validated by Ben M. Harris was adopted. Competencies were defined as any combination of knowledge and skill that is adequate for accomplishing some specified outcome. Included in the study were supervisors at the state department level in nine Southeastern states which were as follows: Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Forty supervisors at the state department level were randomly selected from each state. …


The Present Condition Of And Potential Uses For Abandoned Public School Buildings In Kentucky, Warren P. Tiller Aug 1981

The Present Condition Of And Potential Uses For Abandoned Public School Buildings In Kentucky, Warren P. Tiller

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The purpose of this study was to investigate school building utilization in Kentucky and make appropriate recommendations for efficient procedural guidelines in the decision-making process for future utilization. The study was presented in five parts. First, related literature was searched for criteria for guidelines for building utilization. Second, a survey instrument was mailed to the 181 school superintendents of Kentucky to determine building utilization. One hundred percent were returned. Third, one school district with abandoned buildings was examined to determine utilization and to project relative costs of retaining the buildings compared to replacing them when needed. Fourth, based on the …


The Status Of Computer-Related Elective Courses In Public Secondary Schools In Tennessee, Nancy H. Hickman May 1981

The Status Of Computer-Related Elective Courses In Public Secondary Schools In Tennessee, Nancy H. Hickman

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The problem was to determine the status of computer-related elective courses in public secondary schools in Tennessee. A descriptive research design was used for this study. A search was made to locate public secondary schools which housed grade twelve and whose curricula were in keeping with State requirements for a diploma. A search of Preliminary Reports was made of identified schools to determine those which offered a computer-related elective course. A questionnaire was sent to teachers of computer-related course electives. The data were examined and presented in narrative form with the use of appropriate tables. The following findings emerged: (1) …