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Perceptions Of Untenured Teachers On The Effectiveness Of District Induction Programs, Sam Ahmed Jan 2021

Perceptions Of Untenured Teachers On The Effectiveness Of District Induction Programs, Sam Ahmed

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The purpose of this study is to explore how induction programs impact untenured teachers’ overall experiences and perceptions. This study focused on stories, experiences, and values that were explicitly discussed by each participant related to their district’s induction program. In general, strong induction programs provide an intense level of professional development to all untenured teachers on content, instruction, and best practices related to students and classrooms (Danielson, 2008). Albert Bandura’s social learning theory (1977) explicitly discusses how we learn from our surrounding peers through observation and imitation.

A descriptive case study through interpretive inquiry was used to help uncover data …


A Study Of The Preparation And Retention Of Work-Based Certified Career And Technical Education Teachers In South Carolina, Sherry Rivers Aug 2014

A Study Of The Preparation And Retention Of Work-Based Certified Career And Technical Education Teachers In South Carolina, Sherry Rivers

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The purpose of this study was to examine South Carolina’s work-based certification program for career and technical education (CTE) teachers. The mixedmethods study included qualitative and quantitative analyses to answer five research questions relating to the certification program and teacher retention: To what extent are best practices evident in South Carolina’s CTE work-based certification program? What are the perceptions of CTE work-based teachers who completed the certification program? What are the first, second, and third year retention rates for South Carolina’s beginning teachers who received CTE work-based certification from the years 2003-2004 through 2008-2009? Do third year retention rates vary …