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Views of stakeholders. (c2011)

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dc.contributor.author Katerji, Alaa H.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-17T12:57:21Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-17T12:57:21Z
dc.date.issued 2011-11-17
dc.date.submitted 2011-07-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/1004
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 75-82). en_US
dc.description.abstract School rules and policies are a major concern for educators, administrative personnel, teachers, and even students. Rules contribute to improve school effectiveness. This study elicited the views of stakeholders about the effects of rules on students' behavior and academic performance. The study was conducted in a private religious Lebanese school. The participants were 103 elementary students from grades 4, 5, and 6, 12 teachers, the school principal, counselor, and the Head of cycle. The instruments used included focus group interviews with students, semi-structured interviews with teachers, and observations using tally sheets, descriptive anecdotal table records, and journal entry records. The students' discipline records, report cards, and the school handbook were reviewed. The findings revealed that rules and policies are not only constructed to control students; but are perceived as important factors for improving students' academic achievement and alter students' inappropriate behavior. Recommendations for future research are included. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Academic achievement -- Lebanon -- Case studies en_US
dc.subject College students -- Lebanon -- Attitudes -- Case studies en_US
dc.subject School discipline en_US
dc.subject Education, Elementary -- Lebanon -- Case studies en_US
dc.title Views of stakeholders. (c2011) en_US
dc.type Project en_US
dc.title.subtitle Effects of rules on students' behavior & academic performance en_US
dc.term.submitted Summer I en_US
dc.author.degree MA in Education en_US
dc.author.school Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200103238 en_US
dc.author.commembers Dr. Rima Bahous
dc.author.woa OA en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 bound copy: xi, 94 leaves; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.division Education en_US
dc.author.advisor Dr. Mona Nabhani
dc.keywords Rules en_US
dc.keywords Policies en_US
dc.keywords Discipline en_US
dc.keywords Academic performance en_US
dc.keywords Behavior en_US
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US


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