ERIC Number: EJ523876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Strategies for Enhancing Teachers' Beliefs in Their Effectiveness: Research on a School Improvement Hypothesis.
Ross, John A.
Teachers College Record, v97 n2 p227-51 Win 1995
Reviews research on teacher efficacy, concluding that teachers who believe they are effective set more challenging goals for themselves and their students, take responsibility for student outcomes, and persist when faced with obstacles to learning. The article suggests that efforts to improve schools should include attention to teacher efficacy. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Influence
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A