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Panaoura, Areti – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2014
Self-efficacy beliefs in mathematics, as a dimension of the affective domain, are related with students' performance on solving tasks and mainly on overcoming cognitive obstacles. The present study investigated the interrelations of cognitive performance on geometry and young students' self-efficacy beliefs about using representations for solving…
Descriptors: Geometry, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement, Problem Solving
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Panaoura, Areti; Gagatsis, Athanasios; Deliyianni, Eleni; Elia, Iliada – Educational Psychology, 2010
In a previous article of the same journal, we have discussed the interrelations of students' beliefs and self-efficacy beliefs for the use of representations and their respective cognitive performance on the learning of fraction addition. In the present paper, we confirm a similar structure of cognitive and affective factors on using…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Problem Solving
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Panaoura, Areti; Panaoura, Georgia – Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate pre-service teachers' awareness of creativity in mathematics and mainly their ability to transfer the pedagogical knowledge for mathematical creativity into their suggested lesson plan as an indication of practice. The sample of the study was a group of pre-service teachers who were attending a bachelor…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Creativity, Lesson Plans
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Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Philippou, George N. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2010
This study brings together two lines of research on teachers' affective responses toward mathematics curriculum reforms: their concerns and their efficacy beliefs. Using structural equation modeling to analyze data on 151 elementary mathematics teachers' concerns and efficacy beliefs 5 years into a mandated curriculum reform on problem solving,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Structural Equation Models, Self Efficacy
Philippou, George; Charalambous, Charalambos Y. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2005
The study reported in this paper builds on a broader work aiming to identify factors that affect the development of prospective primary teachers' efficacy beliefs (TEB) with respect to teaching mathematics. Eight student teachers were interviewed in the beginning, in the middle and in the end of a fieldwork course; they were encouraged to reflect…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Styles, Mentors, Student Teacher Attitudes
Charambous, Charalambos; Philippou, George Kyriakides, Leonidas – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
Teachers' concerns and efficacy beliefs (EB) are important for the success of any reform. Previous research has shown that teachers? concerns develop in three levels: self, task and impact, respectively. Thus, this study examines the concerns and EB of primary teachers with respect to a reform concerning the use of Schema Theory in teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Problem Solving, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Ozcan, Deniz; Genc, Zeynep – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this research is to identify the perceptions of the efficacy of curriculum development on the part of pedagogical formation students, their views regarding their professional attitudes, and their attitudes towards the pedagogical formation education they receive via distance education. The study sample includes 438 Near East…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Curriculum Development, Student Attitudes