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The Impact of a Multilevel Intervention on Special Education Induction Teacher Retention Indicators

Abstract This mixed methods action research study explores the impact of a multilevel intervention on retention indicators of special education induction teachers and the leadership capacities of the special education induction coaches and coordinator. The purpose of this investigation was to understand the impact of developing and implementing an action research study on three different levels of participants the special education induction coaches, teachers and me. A theoretical framework based upon Bandura's (1977, 1982) work in Social Learning Theory, and in self and collective efficacy informs this study. The conceptual framework developed based upon the tenets of Authentic Leadership Theory and special education mentor programs inform the ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Imel, Breck (Author) / Wetzel, Keith (Advisor) / Ewbank, Ann (Advisor) / Davidson, Carter (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Educational leadership / Special education / action research / development / leadership / retention / special education / teacher
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 248 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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