Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions
Sabiha Dulay 1 *
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1 Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Educational Sciences, İstanbul, Türkiye
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2023 - Volume 5 Issue 3, pp. 112-130
https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606

Article Type: Research Article

Published Online: 20 Oct 2023

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ABSTRACT
The need for effective teacher in 21st century goes beyond the classroom as they play a pivotal role not only in shaping schools, but also fostering academic, social and emotional development of students. The purpose of this study is thus to reveal teachers’ perceptions of effective teachers and understand effective teaching practices. 35 teachers selected through maximum variation sampling were included in this study conducted as a phenomenology. Content analyses were used to analyze data collected via semi-structured interviews. The findings were categorized under five themes: (i) effective teacher as a person, (ii) classroom management and organization, (iii) planning and implementing the instruction, (iv) monitoring students’ progress, and (v)necessary skills for 21st classes. According to teachers, effective teachers are thought to interact with students through caring, understanding, and respective manner, provide organized, interactive, inclusive and engaging classrooms to respond diverse needs of students. Moreover, they must be innovative, creative, flexible and lifelong learner to be effective in today’s educational environment.
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Reference: Dulay, S. (2023). What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(3), 112-130. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606
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Reference: Dulay S. What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(3), 112-130. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Dulay S. What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(3):112-30. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606
In-text citation: (Dulay, 2023)
Reference: Dulay, Sabiha. "What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2023 5 no. 3 (2023): 112-130. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606
In-text citation: (Dulay, 2023)
Reference: Dulay, S. (2023). What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(3), pp. 112-130. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606
In-text citation: (Dulay, 2023)
Reference: Dulay, Sabiha "What makes an effective teacher? Unveiling teachers’ perceptions". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, vol. 5, no. 3, 2023, pp. 112-130. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202323606
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