College of Education Theses and Dissertations

Title

Teacher Supervision: The Relationship between groups of Teachers and Reaction to Styles of Supervision

Date of Award

2-6-2005

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

College of Education, Department of Teacher Education

Abstract

This study examines the effectiveness of certain supervisory styles for different groups of teachers. A survey of teachers in one suburban district gathered teachers' reaction to methods of supervision and used demographics to identify patterns, which were compared to accepted theories. Response patterns indicate that non-tenured and experienced teachers' attitudes toward the supervisory process and their reactions to specific strategy suggestions from their supervisors were similar. Lower satisfaction scores among teachers with 6 to 10 years of experience indicate an area where teachers' needs are not met. Further study would be useful to determine the cause of this gap.

Comments

This thesis/dissertation is not currently available in the repository. Please contact the College of Education for more information.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS