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Analysis Of Teacher Evaluation Instruments In Use In Tennessee Public School Systems, Jane L. Williams Dec 1983

Analysis Of Teacher Evaluation Instruments In Use In Tennessee Public School Systems, Jane L. Williams

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to analyze teacher evaluation instruments in use in Tennessee public school systems relative to type of instrument and content in relation to six school system characteristics. Differences were sought between school systems in relation to participation in teacher contract negotiations, per pupil expenditure, average annual teacher salary, method of selection of superintendents, type of school system, and size of school system in their choice of type of instrument and in the content of their instruments. A content analysis coding sheet was devised for use in the study categorizing the content of teacher evaluation instruments …


A Comparison Of Present Position Of Selected College And University Personnel Administrators In The Southeastern United States To The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Roy S. Jones Dec 1983

A Comparison Of Present Position Of Selected College And University Personnel Administrators In The Southeastern United States To The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Roy S. Jones

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The problem was to determine whether a significant relationship existed among the present positions, career goals, and results of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator using selected college and university personnel administrators in the Southern Region of the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA). Literature was reviewed in order to determine the previous research of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as it applies to college and university personnel administrators. The standard Myers-Briggs Type Indicator was chosen as the personality inventory instrument. Colleges and universities surveyed were selected using the Southern Region of the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) as the group. The Myers-Briggs …


Elementary School Principals' Perceptions Of The Importance Of Competencies Within Critical Administrative Task Areas, Melanie W. Greene Aug 1983

Elementary School Principals' Perceptions Of The Importance Of Competencies Within Critical Administrative Task Areas, Melanie W. Greene

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Problem. The problem of this study was to determine the importance of competencies within critical administrative task areas as perceived by selected elementary school principals. Methods. Participants for the study were randomly selected from a total population of 429 elementary principals serving schools containing kindergarten through grade six in the state of North Carolina. A questionnaire was mailed to the 250 principals selected to participate in the study. Of the returned instruments 187 were complete and used for statistical analyses, with the data being analyzed using the SPSS Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. Fourteen null hypotheses were formulated and …


Elementary School Principals' Perceptions Of The Importance Of Competencies Within Critical Administrative Task Areas, Melanie W. Greene Aug 1983

Elementary School Principals' Perceptions Of The Importance Of Competencies Within Critical Administrative Task Areas, Melanie W. Greene

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Problem. The problem of this study was to determine the importance of competencies within critical administrative task areas as perceived by selected elementary school principals. Methods. Participants for the study were randomly selected from a total population of 429 elementary principals serving schools containing kindergarten through grade six in the state of North Carolina. A questionnaire was mailed to the 250 principals selected to participate in the study. Of the returned instruments 187 were complete and used for statistical analyses, with the data being analyzed using the SPSS Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. Fourteen null hypotheses were formulated and …


A Model Graduate Curriculum In Fund Raising Administration For American Higher Education, Ernest William Wood Jan 1983

A Model Graduate Curriculum In Fund Raising Administration For American Higher Education, Ernest William Wood

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Problem. The problem of this study addressed the increased need for qualified professional fund raising administrators during a time when formal academic programs are not readily available. Purpose. The purpose of this study was to develop a model curriculum at the Master of Arts level as a professional academic program in fund raising administration. Objective. The objective of the study was to draw from a qualified sampling sufficient data to formulate the recommended model graduate curriculum. Procedure. A researcher-designed survey questionnaire was validated and mailed to chief Development officers at American colleges and universities raising a minimum of one million …


Perceived Leadership Behavior Of School Principals In Selected California Public Elementary Schools With A High Hispanic Student Population And High Or Low Sixth Grade Reading Achievement Scores, Frances Aguilar Berry Jan 1983

Perceived Leadership Behavior Of School Principals In Selected California Public Elementary Schools With A High Hispanic Student Population And High Or Low Sixth Grade Reading Achievement Scores, Frances Aguilar Berry

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate perceived leadership behavior of principals in selected California public elementary schools with a high Hispanic student population. Two groups of schools were selected for comparison: those with high scores on the sixth grade California Assessment Program test of reading achievement, and those with low scores on the same test. Procedure. The population of this study was composed of California public elementary schools meeting specific criteria. Also included in the sample were all full-time teachers at the selected schools, the school principals, and a certificated central office employee knowing the principal. Participants …


Teacher Evaluation Process In Evangelical Christian Schools, John Alvin Farris Jan 1983

Teacher Evaluation Process In Evangelical Christian Schools, John Alvin Farris

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The difficulty in developing an effective program of teacher evaluation is seen in the literature as stemming from the administrators' and teachers' different perspectives of evaluation. In this tenor the problem investigated four facets of an evaluation process: the need, purpose, procedure, and result of a teacher evaluation program found in evangelical Christian schools. The purpose was fourfold: To compare the responses of the experienced, Christian day-school teacher to those of the administrator of the Christian day-school as to the (1) need, (2) purpose, (3) procedure, and (4) result of an evaluation process found in their schools. The study was …