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ERIC Number: EJ1259011
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020-Jun
Pages: 37
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1673-341X
Efficacy Perceptions of Preservice and Inservice Teachers in China: Insights Concerning Culture and Measurement
Ma, Kang; Trevethan, Robert
Frontiers of Education in China, v15 n2 p332-368 Jun 2020
This study comprises the second stage of a research program in which sense of efficacy for teaching (SET) was investigated in Chinese mainland preservice and inservice teachers (PSTs and ISTs, respectively). Scores on SET were calculated and described, and SET comparisons were made between and within PSTs and ISTs. Relative to PSTs, ISTs had higher SET; within both the PSTs and IST samples there were no gender differences; but among ISTs there were some associations of SET with years of teaching, teacher roles, and whether the schools were categorized as advanced or standard. Tentative comparisons are drawn concerning SET in Chinese and Western contexts, and recommendations are made concerning effective measurement of teacher sense of efficacy in China and elsewhere.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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