Date of Award
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Education Policy, Planning, and Administration
Heather Schugar, PhD
Merry Staulters, PhD
Noreen O'Neill, PhD
This instrumental case study examines teacher completion of behavior rating scales for their students diagnosed with ADHD. The researcher used a qualitative approach following Stake’s (1995) approach. Surveys, interviews, classroom observations and review of behavior rating scales were completed to answer the main research question of what information does a teacher use when completing the behavior rating scales for students? Results of the study identified that teachers rely on background knowledge including upbringing when completing the behavior rating scales. Collegial conversations also help to determine the ratings teachers assign to behavior rating scales.
Jenkins, Amy, "An Exploration of Teachers' Experiences with the Completion of Behavior Rating Scales for Their Students with ADHD" (2020). West Chester University Doctoral Projects. 70.