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Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Thompson, Bruce – Research in the Schools, 2010
Self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety have been identified as predictors of mathematics achievement. In the present study, secondary analyses on matrix summaries available from prior published studies were utilized to investigate the contribution that self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety made in mathematics performance. Commonality analyses were…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, Predictor Variables
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Fong, Carlton J.; Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Yetkiner Ozel, Zeynep Ebrar; Phelps, Julie M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2015
The present study investigated developmental mathematics students' efficacy beliefs for motivational, self-regulated learning, resource management, and cognitive strategies and which of these beliefs most differentiated European American, African American and Hispanic students in terms of their mathematics achievement. The diverse sample consisted…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Remedial Mathematics, Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes
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Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Yetkiner Ozel, Z. Ebrar; Fong, Carlton J.; Griffin, Mel – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
Mathematics is a particular stumbling block for community college students in developmental course work. The present study empirically investigated student-level and teacher-level factors that influence the success of community college students enrolled in developmental mathematics courses. Specifically, numerous variables in one statistical model…
Descriptors: Success, Mathematics Education, Developmental Programs, Community Colleges
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Zientek, Linda Reichwein – School Science and Mathematics, 2006
Alternative teacher certification (ATC) programs offer one method to help alleviate teacher shortages. While much debate has arisen over ATC programs, very few have empirically examined their impact on the teaching pool. The present study was designed to explore differences by certification type and program characteristics based on novice…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Shortage
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Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Younes, Rayya; Nimon, Kim; Mittag, Kathleen Cage; Taylor, Sharon – Research in the Schools, 2013
Improving the mathematical skills of the next generation of students will require that elementary and middle school teachers are competent and confident in their abilities to perform fraction operations and to solve algebra equations The present study was conducted to (a) quantify relationships between prospective teachers' abilities to perform…
Descriptors: Fractions, Algebra, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education