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ERIC Number: EJ1091721
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2252-8822
Contributing Factors on Malaysia Preschool Teachers' Belief, Attitude and Competence in Using Play Activities
Jantan, Hafsah Binti; Bin Hamdan, Abdul Rahim; Yahya, Fauziah Hj; Saleh, Halimatussadiah Binti; Ong, Mohd Hanafi Bin Azman
International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, v4 n3 p146-154 Sep 2015
This study focused on preschool teachers' belief, attitude, knowledge and competence in using play in Malaysia. Its purpose is to find out indicators significantly contribute to belief, attitude, knowledge and competence in play of preschool teachers in Malaysia. The method used was factor analysis in order to confirm indicators in each variable as significant indicators as factors with loading factor 0.40. Sample size in this study consists of 150 respondents. The result showed belief has 3-factor solution namely content belief, language and literacy belief, and teaching belief. Attitude has 2-factor solution, namely emotion and behavior. Competence has 3-factor solution, namely implementation, content and guiding. Indicators of each factor were also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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