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ERIC Number: EJ1140440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
Development of a Self-Efficacy Scale of Technology Usage in Education
Dogru, Mustafa
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v13 n6 p1785-1798 Jun 2017
The purpose of this study was to develop a scale instrument to allow us to establish the self-efficacies of elementary education teachers regarding their use of information technologies when educating their students. The study group comprised a total of 924 teachers from different branches working in central Ankara elementary schools. Based on the data acquired from the scales, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were conducted during the process of testing the construct validity of the scale. In the wake of the exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, the model comprising 48 clauses and two factors was found to be statistically and theoretically coherent. When the obtained results are considered with regards to its reliability, the scale can be said to be sufficiently reliable. The scale instrument is thought to put forth perceptions of self-efficacy regarding the use of technology from the context of basic skills and anxiety state.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Ankara)
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