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Bakioglu, Fuad; Turkum, Ayse Sibel – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Social Efficacy and Outcome Expectations Scale (SEOES) on Turkish. The sample group included two groups of university students (ns = 440, 359). The validity of the scale was assessed using exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and concurrent validity, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Measures (Individuals), Self Efficacy
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Yazici, Fatih; Yildirim, Tercan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of the present study is to investigate pre-service history teachers' perceived self-efficacy and the effect of pedagogical formation training on this perception. The study is based on a one-group pretest-posttest research design, which is a type of pre-experimental design. For the purpose of the study, in the first week of the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, History Instruction, Classroom Techniques
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Ozer, Tugce; Demirel, Duygu H. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Aim of this research is to identify the self-efficacy perception levels of teacher candidates studying at department of Physical Education and Sport and other teaching departments towards teaching profession, to present whether these the self-efficacy perceptions differ or not depending on independent variables acquired from the personal…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers
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Chrysos, Michail – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study aims to present the design and pilot testing procedures of the two specific self-report questionnaires were used to measure the two key aspects of reading motivation, self-efficacy and intrinsic motivation in the field of literary (narrative) reading, and the partial factors that jointly shape them. These instruments were outlined in…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Motivation, Construct Validity, Reliability
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Aslan, Mahire; Bakir, Asli Agiroglu – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study aims to determine the relationship between the self-efficacy perceptions of the prospective teachers and the levels of their professional competence. In the study, relational screening model is used and it is investigated whether prospective teachers' perceptions of academic self-efficacy and professional competence differed according…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Evaluation, Academic Ability, Self Efficacy
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Villarreal-Treviño, Maria Guadalupe; Villarreal-Lozano, Ricardo Jesus; Morales-Martinez, Guadalupe Elizabeth; Lopez-Ramirez, Ernesto Octavio; Flores-Moreno, Norma Esthela – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study explored in a sample of 560 high level education students their judgment formation to perceived self-efficacy to solve mathematical tasks. Students had to read 36 experimental vignettes describing educative scenarios to learn mathematics. Each scenario presented four manipulated pieces of information (learning modality, task difficulty,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Self Efficacy, Electronic Learning, Synchronous Communication
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Korkmaz, Fahrettin; Unsal, Serkan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study is to develop a reliable and valid measurement tool which will reveal teachers' self-competence in education process. Participants of the study are 300 teachers working at state primary schools in the province of Gaziantep. Results of the exploratory factor analysis administered to the scale in order to determine its…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Test Construction, Measures (Individuals)
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Pekdogan, Serpil; Korkmaz, Halil Ibrahim – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a Creative Drama Based Perception of Self-sufficiency Skills Training Program on 2nd grade bachelor degree students' (who are attending a preschool teacher training program) perception of self-sufficiency. This is a quasi-experimental study. Totally 50 students were equally divided into…
Descriptors: Creativity, Drama, Experimental Groups, Teacher Education Programs
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Baris, Mehmet Fatih – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Several studies have been conducted on technological, pedagogical content knowledge and web-based education. In this study, the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Educational Use of Web Technologies (TPCK-W) were analyzed in addition to the self-efficacy and attitudes of 33 teachers from eight different branches carrying out their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Web Based Instruction
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Ozfidan, Burhan; Machtmes, Krisanna L.; Demir, Husamettin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Sociocultural theories consider language learning as a social practice examines students as active participants in the construction of learning processes. This study investigates sociocultural theories' central concepts, which includes peer interaction and feedback, private speech, and self-efficacy. The present study is a case study of twenty…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Processes, Peer Relationship, Feedback (Response)
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Savas, Ahmet Cezmi; Bozgeyik, Yunus; Eser, Ismail – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
The major purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between teacher self efficacy and burnout. In order to collect the related data, "Maslach Burnout Inventory" and "Teacher Sense of Efficacy Scale" were used. The sample of the study consisted of 163 randomly chosen teachers who worked in various primary and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Burnout, Teacher Characteristics, Public School Teachers
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Mubeen, Sarwat; Reid, Norman – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Motivation is an inner force that activates and provides direction to our thought, feelings and actions. Two main characteristics of motivation are goal directed behavior and persistence. Motivated people persistently work for the goal until it is achieved. This paper explores the nature of motivation in the context of learning and seeks to relate…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Science Instruction, Self Esteem, Self Efficacy
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Salani, End – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Lesson starts are transitional events which may cause management problems for teachers. This study sought junior secondary school mathematics teachers' beliefs about calculator use in mathematics instruction in Botswana and was descriptive in nature adopting a survey design. The sample of seventeen (17) mathematics teachers from four (4) junior…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Questionnaires, Gender Differences
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Orçan, Maide – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This study aimed to comparatively examine the self-efficacy and burnout levels of preschool teachers in Turkey and the United States. Of the general screening models, the study uses the relational screening model. A total of 90 teachers participated in the study. 32 of the participants were from the United States and 58 were from Turkey. The…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes