Professional learning communities dissertations
Abstract research indicates that a theoretical framework known as a professional learning community can make a positive difference in schools this mixed-method study examines teacher perceptions of school leadership and climate in two rural elementary schools in south carolina. Theoretically, the concept of professional learning community (plc) is an extended learning processes or medium to foster collaboration between job-related tasks within the particular workplace and later has significant impact towards improving the performance of human resources. Addley, alan, implementing professional learning communities in a high-performing school district to address stagnating student performance (2014) doctoral dissertations 591.
Professional learning communities for school psychologists as a method of professional development in a seven-district special education cooperative in the midwest the findings of the study uncovered that the learning community produced an. Harak, philip j, supporting public high school teachers in a context of multiple mandates: a social justice approach to professional learning communities (2012) open access dissertations 643. Leading professional learning communities that focus on student learning a dissertation submitted to the graduate division of the university of hawai‘i at mānoa in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of education in professional educational practice. Improving student achievement through professional learning communities by mindy roberts a dissertation presented to the faculty of the graduate college at the university of nebraska in partial fulfillment of requirements for the degree of doctor of education.
The purpose of this study was to investigate and identify the factors that either support or inhibit learning transfer among educators within k-12 professional learning communities (plcs) as well as to obtain a better understanding of how adult education principles relate to teacher learning and job satisfaction within this environment. Professional learning communities (plc) are one strategy aimed at facilitating teacher professional development, with a focus on increasing student achievement this mixed methods study investigated the impact of professional learning on student achievement a total of 6 teachers and 121 students recruited from the third and fifth grades of a large elementary school located in the southeastern. This applied dissertation was designed to determine if a reform initiative to develop professional learning communities within a local public school district would impact student achievement and improve the culture of the school district. Abstract abstract this study explored the implementation of professional learning community (plc) teams as a primary strategy for school improvement in the immediate schools (grades 3-6) and middle school (grades 7 & 8) of a high performing school district. The effectiveness of professional learning communities as perceived by elementary school teachers quonias hudson this dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the walden dissertations and doctoral studies collection at scholarworks the effectiveness of professional learning communities as perceived by elementary.
Leonard, jill t, professional learning communities as a professional development model focusing on instructional practices used to teach writing in early childhood (2015) electronic theses and dissertations. The relationship between student achievement and professional learning communities at the middle school level by michael s burde a dissertation submitted to the graduate college. In order to implement a more teacher-centered approach to professional development at aspen charter school, administrators asked me to spearhead and coordinate the implementation of professional learning communities (plcs.
Professional learning communities dissertations
The concept of professional learning communities (plc) was introduced in american public schools nearly 50 years ago in the form of research to study the isolation endemic in the teaching profession (plc, 2011. The purpose of this multi-case study was to describe and explain teacher learning within school contexts by exploring the nature of teachers' experiences in learning communities this study explored the ways in which teachers participated in professional development sessions using the project approach as a framework for facilitating and engaging in professional learning communities by. University of pennsylvania scholarlycommons publicly accessible penn dissertations 2017 rewriting professional development: professional learning communities in an urban charter.
Loyola university chicago the role of professional learning communities in developing and using common formative assessments a dissertation submitted to. Abstract professional learning communities and collaboration are often seen and heard in schools today as educators work to prepare students to be college and career ready in the 21 st century this dissertation explores the impacts that collaboration within professional learning communities has on the literacy instruction of teachers in a large suburban school district. Professional learning communities and teacher self efficacy the purpose of this research is to see if there is a correlation between the implementation of professional learning communities and teacher self-efficacy. Brucker, elizabeth l, implementation and perceived effectiveness of professional learning communities in the kanawha county school district in west virginia (2013)theses, dissertations and capstonespaper 444.
Professional learning communities and teacher efficacy: a correlational study a dissertation by david anthony stegall submitted to the graduate school appalachian state university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of education may 2011. Professional learning communities help educators increase their professional knowledge and minimize conflict amongst colleagues additionally, teachers who regularly participate in a professional learning community have students who reach higher achievement benchmarks than the students of their non-participating peers. Aylsworth, anthony james, professional learning communities: an analysis of teacher participation in a plc and the relationship with student academic achievement (2012) graduate theses and dissertations.