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Sezer, Senol – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study is to reveal school administrators' opinions on frequently changing regulations related to appointments and relocation and to offer a new model. A qualitative research design was employed. The study participants were 20 school principals and 20 vice principals working in the Ordu, Giresun and Trabzon city centres during…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Assistant Principals
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Ada, Sibel; Tanberkan Suna, Hande; Elkonca, Fuat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The general purpose of this study is to determine the views of academicians, school administrators, and teachers regarding the effects that can emerge from the use of e-portfolios as alongside the central joint exam in the transition from elementary education to secondary education. This research is a case study type from among the qualitative…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing
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Hosgörür, Vural – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the opinions of primary school administrators about change, and to reveal which strategies they use to manage change in schools. This is a qualitative study conducted in 2014 academic year in Mugla province. Research data were collected from primary school administrators through semi-structured interviews.…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Administrators, School Administration, Educational Change
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Bellibas, Mehmet Sükrü – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
Contemporary research on instructional leadership has largely concerned itself with developing concrete instructional leadership models and investigating the association of such leadership practices with teaching and learning. Yet there is little research on how the internal school community reacts to the notion of principals influencing classroom…
Descriptors: Principals, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Middle Schools
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Gumus, Emine – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The purpose of this research is to determine the requirements of being a school principal and investigate the pre-service trainings of primary and middle school principals in the United States. In accordance with this aim, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 16 primary and middle school principals from the state of Michigan. In this…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Training, Secondary Schools, Elementary Schools
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Argon, Turkan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The current study aims to identify teacher and administrator views regarding primary school principals' accountability. The case study model, a qualitative research method, was adopted in the study using the holistic single-case design. The working group was composed of a total of 56 individuals, 42 teachers and 14 administrators (11 principals…
Descriptors: Principals, Accountability, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Dagli, Gökmen; Öznacar, Behçet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
Individuals are born with various skills and needs. They enter into a life-long process of meeting these needs and developing the correct usage and appropriateness of these skills. The process of making intentional changes in one's life through behavior is called education. No one can be deprived of their right to education. Education is every…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming, Elementary Schools, Administrator Attitudes
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Kosar, Didem; Altunay, Esen; Yalçinkaya, Mu¨nevver – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The aim of this research is to determine the administration experiences of female administrators, find out the troubles they have had during their administration process, and suggest some solutions according to these experiences. The qualitative method was used in this research and data was collected via the semi-structured interview form…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Elementary Schools, School Administration, Experience
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Aslanargun, Engin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
School administration is value driven area depending on the emotions, cultures, and human values as well as technique and structure. Over the long years, educational administration throughout the world have experienced the influence of logical positivism that is based on rational techniques more than philosophical consideration, ignored values and…
Descriptors: School Administration, Principals, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Memduhoglu, Hasan Basri – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The aim of this study is to determine the views of teachers, administrators, supervisors and lecturers that are experts in their fields as people having roles in education regarding the aim, structure, process, strong sides and main problems of the education supervision in Turkey. In this research, the scanning model research was employed through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews, Content Analysis
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Cakiroglu, Unal; Akkan, Yasar; Guven, Bulent – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
Determining the reflections of technology integration applications that are to be performed in our schools is important to light the way of first steps of integration. In this research, the effect of a web-based instruction environment used by 31 different teachers in a high school to school culture is set forth. The school culture is analyzed…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Web Based Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Ekinci, Abdurrahman; Karakus, Mehmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
In this study, it was aimed to determine to what extent the problems detected at the guidance and supervision reports could be solved and in this context, to what degree these visits were functional. So, with a qualitative research approach, data were obtained at two stages and analyzed through NVivo 7 software. At the first stage, the guidance…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Guidance, School Visitation, Administrator Attitudes
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Unver, Gulsen; Bumen, Nilay T.; Basbay, Makbule – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this case study is to examine the effectiveness of a Secondary Teacher Education Graduate Program. We collected qualitative data through interviews with two graduate school directors, five department heads, 58 faculty members and five students at Ege University. We conducted a descriptive analysis technique on the data. According to…
Descriptors: Motivation, Program Effectiveness, College Faculty, Department Heads