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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Cook, Loraine D.
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Title, Analytic
The impact of teachers' locus of control on students' perception of teachers within selected urban schools in Jamaica
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Author, Monographic
Boufoy-Bastick, B.
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Editor
Title, Monographic
The international handbook of cultures of teacher education. Comparative international issues in curriculum and pedagogy
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Strasbourg: Analytrics
Date of Publication
2011
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Page(s)
563-590
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http:; www.analytrics.org/Documents/International_Handbook_of_Cultures_of_Teacher_Education%281%29.pdf
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Chapter 26
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine the variation in studentsí perception of their teachers using two variables : teacher care and commitment and teachersí locus of control. Copies of a modified version of the Rose and Medway (1981) teacher locus of control scale was administered to 248 high school teachers and copies of the student perception questionnaire were administered to 386 high school students. The findings contradict the literature in that from studentsí perspective teachers with external locus of control outweighed teachers with internal locus of control in their commitment levels ; in addition the results indicate that there is no statistically significant difference in the levels of teacher care as perceived by students.....
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