ERIC Number: ED231834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
A Study of Teachers' Sense of Efficacy. Final Report, Volume I.
Ashton, Patricia T.; And Others
This document reports on the Teacher Efficacy Study, an investigation of teachers' sense of efficacy and the extent to which teachers believe that they can have a positive effect on student learning and achievement. Chapters discuss: (1) overview of the Teacher Efficacy Study; (2) the conceptual framework used for the investigation; (3) the Teacher Efficacy Study at the middle school level, investigating school organization; (4) measurement of teachers' sense of efficacy; (5) a process-product study of teachers' sense of efficacy; (6) strategies for improving teachers' sense of efficacy; (7) efficacy and the teacher's analysis of efficacy and teacher roles; (8) efficacy, uncertainty, and status panic; (9) a qualitative study of efficacy; and (10) the teaching profession, its risks, and implications for the future. Eight figures and 55 tables accompany the text as does an extensive bibliography. (CJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Middle Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Self Concept, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Behavior, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Influence, Teaching Conditions
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville.
Identifiers: Teacher Efficacy Study
Note: For related documents, see SP 022 818-820.