Examining Teaching Charisma and Its Relation to Student Engagement

Shuhui LIN, Yunchen HUANG


This study focuses on the factor of teaching charisma which comprises four key constructs: knowledge, character traits, teaching techniques, and humor. Participants were collected from 17 regular education classrooms within 6 colleges or universities in central Taiwan. The results revealed that the Inventory of Teaching Charisma in the College Classroom (ITCCC) is a psychometrically valid instrument which can accurately assess students’ perceptions of the quality of a teacher’s teaching in a professional course. Furthermore, a strong positive relationship between teacher’s charisma and student engagement was found and three factors of the teaching charisma can jointly predict student engagement in the professional subject. The importance of the teacher’s charisma in enhancing student engagement is confirmed.


Teaching charisma; Student engagement; Inventory

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