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Trust and School Life

The Role of Trust for Learning, Teaching, Leading, and Bridging

Van Maele, Dimitri, Forsyth, Patrick B., Van Houtte, Mieke (Eds.)

2014, VIII, 352 p. 16 illus.

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  • This book represents emerging research from a new generation as well as seasoned trust scholars
  • This book offers a unique and current update of trust research in education
  • This book presents a variety of directions for future research

This book samples recent and emerging trust research in education including an array of conceptual approaches, measurement innovations, and explored determinants and outcomes of trust. The collection of pathways explores the phenomenon of trust and establishes the significance of trust relationships in school life. It emboldens the claim that trust merits continued attention of both scholars and practitioners because of the role it plays in the production of equity and excellence. Divided into four parts, the book explores trust under the rubrics of learning, teaching, leading and bridging.

The book proposes a variety of directions for future research. These include the simultaneous investigation of trust from the prospectives of various  trusters, and at both the individual and group levels, longitudinal research designs, and an elaboration of methods.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » College Ambition Program (CAP) - Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - Cooperative School Environment - Educational Research Agenda - Effective Teacher Collaboration - Faculty Trust - Instructional Policy Development - Interrelationships of Trust - Organizational Predictability - Parent Trust - Perceptions of Trust - Principal Influence - Professional Learning Communities (PLC) - Propensity to Trust - Relational Trust - Relational Trust Framework - School Culture - School Improvement - School Leadership - Social Network Perspective - Structural Equation Model (SEM) - Student Trust - Study of Instructional Improvement (SII) - Success for All (SFA) - Teacher Burnout Levels - Teacher Efficacy - Teacher Trust - Teacher-Student Relationship - Trust Development

Related subjects » Child & School Psychology - Psychology - Social Sciences

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