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ERIC Number: ED231834
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 367
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville.