Primary Advisor/Dissertation Chair
Secondary Advisor/Reader One
This action research project sought to answer the question: How does instructional coaching impact teacher efficacy in an elementary setting? The research was done in a tier two suburb of the Twin Cities with 24 adult participants. The researcher collected and analyzed quantitative data through a teacher survey with 83% participation. The researcher collected and analyzed qualitative data through a focus group discussion with 6 volunteer teachers and also kept a weekly reflection journal for one semester. Results showed that instructional coaching had a positive impact on teacher efficacy in the elementary setting in which this action research took place.
Reflective Practice, Staff Development, Instructional Coaching
Wilking, Kristen Lynn, "Instructional Coaching: How Does It Impact Teacher Efficacy In An Elementary Setting?" (2015). School of Education Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations. 118.