Date of Award
Master of Education in Teaching and Learning
Dr. Dana Mayhall
Dr. Andrew Huddleston
John Jay High School used a form of the house system called the Conference System. The goal of the study was to understand the student and teacher perceptions of the Conference System. The study also tried to find if there was a difference in perceptions between students who were new to the Conference System and those who had been a part of the system for a few years. For this study, the author conducted student and teacher interviews and collected student responses to a survey. The author used the constant comparative method to find emerging themes from the student surveys and interviews. The author found that students and teachers overall had positive perceptions of the Conference System, but that their perceptions relied on the amount of time the student had been at the school and the relationships made with the teachers.
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Phipps, Victoria, "Perceptions of the Conference System at a Technology-Focused High School" (2019). Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning. 18.