Abstract

Teachers are confronted with many obstacles when learning to be the best teacher they can for their students. Teachers face challenges such as working with introverted students, developing activities that are fruitful and sustainable for varying students, and keeping students all focused on the goal of learning (Tasgin & Tunc, 2018). However, the authenticity of an instructor, while being researched in college and counseling settings, has not been sufficiently examined in high school settings. The authenticity of the instructor is a motivating factor for students at the college level (Kreber & Klampfleitner, 2013; Kreber & Klampfleitner, 2012; Kreber et al., 2010; Ramezanzadeh et al., 2016a, 2016b). Therefore, this mixed-methods study aims to explore secondary teacher authenticity, specifically inside high school classrooms (Bayir-Toper et al., 2020; Kreber & Klampfleitner, 2013; Kreber & Klampfleitner, 2012; Kreber et al., 2010; Ramezanzadeh et al., 2016a, 2016b). Surveys will be administered to teachers, select teachers will be interviewed, and thematic analysis will be conducted.

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Graduation Date

2021

Semester

Fall

Advisor

Gill, Michele

Degree

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

College

College of Community Innovation and Education

Department

Learning Sciences and Educational Research

Degree Program

Curriculum and Instruction

Format

application/pdf

Identifier

CFE0008851

Language

English

Release Date

December 2021

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Doctoral Dissertation (Open Access)

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