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ERIC Number: EJ931133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Self-Efficacy Perceptions of Social Studies Candidate Teachers
Simsek, Nihat
Educational Research and Reviews, v6 n4 p383-388 Apr 2011
The aim of this study was to determine the self efficacy beliefs of pre-service social studies teachers. For this purpose, the scales developed in various areas were examined, the opinions of experts were taken and a final scale was created to be used for this study. The validity and reliability of the scale were checked. The validity coefficient was calculated which was higher than 0.30. The reliability coefficient was found 0.81. The scale was applied to 268 candidate teachers of social studies, studying at Universities of Kastamonu and Kilis. The study consisted of two parts. The first part had information about students such as the gender, the grade level, and the type of graduated high school. The second part consisted of items to determine the self efficacy feelings. The SPSS 16.0 package program was used to analyze the data. The data are analysed with t-test and variance analyse method (ANOVA). At the and of the study, it was not found a significant difference between the self efficiency of teacher candidates and their gender, grade level and type of the high school graduated. (Contains 7 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey