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ERIC Number: EJ870115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1059-0145
Perceived Efficacy Beliefs of Prospective Nigerian Science Teachers
Arigbabu, Abayomi A.; Oludipe, Daniel I.
Journal of Science Education and Technology, v19 n1 p27-31 Feb 2010
The purpose of this study was to assess differences between Nigerian junior and senior preservice teachers' science teaching efficacy beliefs. Data in this study were collected from a total number of 221 preservice teachers enrolled in junior and senior secondary science teacher education programs in Nigeria using Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument (STEB-B) (Enoch and Riggs in "Sci Educ" 74:625-638 1990). Results indicated that junior secondary preservice teachers were as efficacious as their senior secondary preservice teachers on the two dimensions of STEB-B. In addition, analyses did not reveal any significant gender differences on the two dimensions of STEB-B.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria