Secondary Teachers' Interpersonal Behaviour in Singapore, Brunei and Australia: A Cross-National Comparison
MetadataShow full item record
This study investigates the reliability and validity of the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI) in three countries: Singapore, Brunei and Australia. The QTI maps student perceptions of interpersonal teacher behaviour and is based on the circumplex Model for Interpersonal Teacher Behaviour (MITB) that investigates the teacher–student relationship in terms of the two dimensions of influence and proximity. Students' perceptions of their teachers in the three countries are also compared. Results show that the QTI scales are represented by two independent dimensions and that scales can be ordered in terms of a circular structure. However, empirical scale locations differ from their theoretical positions as hypothesised by the circumplex model, and among countries. Differences in teacher influence and proximity are also found among the countries.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The responsiveness of an Australian science teacher professional development program to the needs of local and developing country science educators.Thair, Micheal J. (1999)Many developing countries do not have in place high quality science education postgraduate programs; consequently, teachers from these countries are enrolling in programs in developed countries such as Australia, the ...
Albert, Jeanne (2002)This study set out to determine the relationship between assessment practices and teaching methods. I wanted to investigate whether making mathematical investigation assessment tasks available to elementary-school mathematics ...
Factors Influencing Students' Perceptions of Their Teachers' Interpersonal Behaviour: A Multilevel AnalysisFisher, Darrell; Den Brok, P.; Rickards, Anthony (2006)This chapter describes a study in which student, teacher and class characteristics• were associated with students’ perceptions of their teachers' interpersonal behaviour. Using the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction ...