Multimodels of teacher effectiveness: Implications for research

Yin Cheong CHENG, Kwok Tung TSUI

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A new conception of teacher effectiveness research in this article includes 7 models: (a) goal and task--emphasizes teachers' personal achievement goals and tasks and school goals; (b) resource utilization--requires teachers' effective use and procuration of school resources to achieve goals; (c) process--stresses teachers' contribution to effective teaching and school process; (d) school constituencies satisfaction--expects teachers to meet the needs of their students, parents, school, and community; (e) accountability--focuses on teachers' accountability and professional reputation; (f) absence of problems--requires teachers to identify and avoid potential problems, weakness, dysfunction, and crises; and (g) continuous learning--emphasizes teachers' awareness of environmental changes and continuous improvement and development. Copyright © 1999 Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-150
JournalThe Journal of Educational Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1999


Cheng, Y. C., & Tsui, K. T. (1999). Multimodels of teacher effectiveness: Implications for research. The Journal of Educational Research, 92(3), 141-150.


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