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New to the State and New to Teaching: Creating Authentic Resilient Educators (C.A.R.E.) Utilizing Digital Narratives

Abstract This action research study focused on the beginning teacher attrition issues plaguing schools today. Specifically, this project explored a way to support out-of-state beginning teachers, who are traditionally difficult to retain. While there is literature on teacher retention, the retention of out-of-state teachers has not been well examined. Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory and Bandura's self-efficacy theories provided a foundational understanding of this group's needs.

This study utilized interactive support sessions for six out-of-state beginning teachers that had five face-to-face sessions and required the teachers to submit weekly reflections between sessions using an iPad and app that allowed teachers to design thei... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Olson-Stewart, Kelly (Author) / Rotheram-Fuller, Erin (Advisor) / Liou, Daniel (Committee member) / Hargrove, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational administration / Teacher education / Educational psychology / beginning teacher retention / digital narratives / hierarchy of needs / out-of-state / resilence / self-advocacy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 181 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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