The teacher as a leader of other adults

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Ruth Ann Pugh Palmer (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Dale L. Brubaker

Abstract: The purposes of this study were to determine the nature of teacher leadership in the elementary school and to delineate characteristics which differentiate teacher leaders from nonleader teachers. The subjects were 42 elementary teachers from schools in Concord, Kannapolis, and rural Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Twenty-one teacher leaders were identified by principals within the 11 participating schools, with an equal number being randomly chosen from those schools as a control group. A 50-item questionnaire was developed to gather information regarding teachers' personal characteristics, professional characteristics, philosophy, nonteaching activities, and relationships with other adults. Analysis of data involved chi square and t-tests of statistical significance, as well as analysis by percentage and mode.

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Language: English
Date: 1982
Elementary school teachers $x Psychology

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