A study of the critical characteristics of effective teachers in community Lutheran high schools as viewed by the administrators, teachers, students and parents in these schools

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1970

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The purpose of this investigation was to study the critical characteristics of effective teachers in Community Lutheran High Schools as stated by the administrators, teachers, students, and parents in these schools. Specifically, the study was designed to: 1. Determine if there was a difference in the ideas and viewpoints of administrators, teachers, students, and parents in describing effective teachers. 2. Determine if the ideas and viewpoints of the respondents of Community Lutheran High Schools are related to the investigations of other research. Data were collected from a nation-wide sample of Community Lutheran High Schools, with a total of 860 respondents replying to the instrument designed for the investigation. Scaling techniques, the Law of Comparative Judgment, a matrix of Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients, and analysis of variance were used to analyze the data through the Scientific Data Systems Sigma 7 Computer at the University of Houston Computing Center. [...]

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Lutheran Church, Teachers

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