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Title A Comparison of Thai, Indian, Japanese, and American Parents' Views toward Parent Involvement in International Schools in Thailand
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Degree EdD
Discipline/Department Educational Leadership
Degree Level dissertation
University/Publisher Lehigh University
Subjects/Keywords cultural differences; Eastern vs Western cultures; international schools; parent expectations; parent involvement; Thailand; Education; Educational Leadership
Contributors White, George P.
Country of Publication us
Record ID oai:preserve.lehigh.edu:etd-2076
Repository lehigh
Date Retrieved
Date Indexed 2018-06-27
Created Date 2012-01-01 08:00:00

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…12 Chapter II Review of the Related Literature Introduction ..............................................................................................................16 vii Parent Involvement and Student Achievement…

…aspects of Parent Involvement ...................................................................27 Research from International Perspectives ................................................................30 Chapter III Research Design and Methodology…

…116 References References ................................................................................................................ 118 x Appendixes Appendix A: International School Parent Involvement Survey - (English. Thai, & Japanese…

…versions) ................................................................................ 132 Appendix B: Calculations for the ANCOVA for Criterion Related Validity .......... 160 Appendix C: Pilot Study Frequency Data Tables…

…children’s academic success and that parental involvement has a positive correlation with student achievement. Parent stakeholders play an important role in creating an environment conducive to teaching and learning. Successful international schools are…

…asked to complete a survey designed to assess their views on the appropriate level of parent involvement in the school. Data were collected via a webbased survey called the International School Parent Involvement Survey (ISPIS) and responses…

…four categories: general and academic decisionmaking, communication, social volunteering, and parents’ presence at school. A scaled score analysis of a nested school model was then conducted with parent involvement as the outcome variable, culture…

…national groups within the international school helps leaders make decisions and correctly interpret the actions and expectations of parents. As an educational leader from a different cultural and national background than a majority of the parent and…

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