International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Teacher Effectiveness by Enhancing the Self-Concept and Interpersonal Relations: Strategies and Techniques
Dr. Joyce E. Kyle Miller

The connection between teacher effectiveness, the self-concept and interpersonal relations is seldom reflected in research literature today. A search of selected databases reveals that there was a plethora of research and writings addressing this topic during the 60s and 70s. The purpose of this study is to report the results of an examination of forty-one publications predominantly from the 1970s which addressed techniques for enhancing the personal and interpersonal relations of preservice teachers. This study will examine this literature for answers to the following questions: What is the impact of teacher education programs on teacher attitudes toward self and others? What do teachers need in order to develop as fully functioning persons? What are the structured group experiences known to impact the self-concept and interpersonal relations?

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