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ERIC Number: EJ759682
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Turkish Preservice Science Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs Regarding Science Teaching and Their Beliefs about Classroom Management
Gencer, Ayse Savran; Cakiroglu, Jale
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v23 n5 p664-675 Jul 2007
The purpose of this study was to explore Turkish preservice science teachers' science teaching efficacy and classroom management beliefs. Data in this study were collected from a total number of 584 preservice science teachers utilizing the Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument and the attitudes and beliefs on classroom control (ABCC) inventory. Data analysis indicated that preservice science teachers generally expressed positive efficacy beliefs regarding science teaching. In addition, results revealed that participants were interventionist on the instructional management dimension, whereas they favored non-interventionist style on the people management dimension of the ABCC inventory.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey