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King, Jeriann Cline – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Educators face decisions when incorporating an expanding array of technological resources in mathematics education and interventions. Guided by Bandura's theory of self-efficacy, which holds that self-efficacy augments personal accomplishments, this quantitative study explored the relationship of Web 2.0 technology use and the development of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Self Efficacy, Web 2.0 Technologies
Croissant, Hillary P. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study aimed to find the characteristics of public school math classrooms and how they influence self-efficacy of students. Data were collected on math students in grades 4 through 12 in a North Texas school district. Two surveys were administered to students in the district. Within 10 days, the students completed a classroom environment…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Public Schools, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students
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Stevens, Tara; Aguirre-Munoz, Zenaida; Harris, Gary; Higgins, Raegan; Liu, Xun – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2013
Profile analyses were used to investigate differences in the self-efficacy growth of teachers with more and less mathematics background as the teachers participated in professional development across two summers. Professional development activities were associated with increases in teachers' self-efficacy; however, without considering mathematics…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy
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Anthony, Anika B.; Gimbert, Belinda G.; Fultz, David M.; Parker, Rebecca A. – Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification, 2011
A study was conducted to examine the relationship between first-year teachers' self-efficacy and their participation in e-Coaching designed to positively influence development of mathematics content knowledge, development of pedagogical content knowledge, and teacher retention. Teachers who most frequently participated in e-Coaching, on average,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Mireles, Selina Vasquez; Westbrook, Thersa; Ward, Debra D.; Goodson, Joshua; Jung, Jae Hak – Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, 2013
This paper outlines the results of a pilot study conducted to determine the impact on grade outcomes and self-efficacy from the incorporation of preparation-homework (pre-hw) in a developmental mathematics classroom. Both quantitative and qualitative data were collected. This study found that those students who reported doing pre-hw significantly…
Descriptors: Homework, Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Developmental Programs
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McCollough, Cherie; Jeffery, Tonya; Moore, Kim; Champion, Joe – School-University Partnerships, 2016
This paper outlines a University-School District partnership with the intent to increase the number of middle grades mathematics and science teachers. This externally funded initiative includes onsite, authentically situated professional development for pre- and in-service teachers at three different urban, low-socioeconomic schools with a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction
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Stevens, T.; Harris, G.; Aguirre-Munoz, Z.; Cobbs, L. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2009
Teachers of middle school mathematics should have a deep conceptual understanding of the elementary mathematics taught in middle school, should possess the mathematics knowledge for teaching that is required to effectively teach mathematics in middle school and should have the ability to effectively teach mathematics to, and enhance the maths…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Knowledge Level
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Stevens, Tara; Olivarez, Arturo, Jr.; Lan, William Y.; Tallent-Runnels, Mary K. – Journal of Educational Research, 2004
The authors evaluated self-efficacy and motivational orientation across Hispanic and Caucasian students to predict variables related to mathematics achievement, including mathematics performance and students' plans to take additional mathematics courses. Path models were analyzed for 358 students in Grades 9 and 10 who attended a West Texas high…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Motivation, Goodness of Fit, White Students
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2015
The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) incorporates challenging literacy standards into middle grades and high school content areas within a variety of academic disciplines, not just English/language arts courses. The Mathematics Design Collaborative (MDC) provides schools with instructional tools needed to help teachers understand and implement…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Literacy, Mathematics Education, Educational Strategies
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Harvey, Kristin Emilia; Suizzo, Marie-Anne; Jackson, Karen Moran – Journal of Experimental Education, 2016
The aims of this study were to investigate the effects of discrepancies between teachers' perceptions of students' motivation and students' reports of their motivation on math and English grades and to identify possible gender and ethnic differences. Participants included 215 low-income, ethnic-minority students and their teachers in academically…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students, Urban Schools
Bayard, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2012
As of 2008, approximately 40% of eighth grade students in the United States enroll in Algebra I (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2008). Although research has shown that students have more opportunities to take advanced mathematics courses by taking eighth grade Algebra I, in the United States, approximately only one-third to one-half…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Algebra, Secondary School Mathematics, High School Students
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Sahin, Alpaslan; Ekmekci, Adem; Waxman, Hersh C. – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
This study examines college students' science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) choices as they relate to high school experiences, parent, teacher, and self-expectations, and mathematics and science efficacy. Participants were 2246 graduates of a STEM-focused public Harmony Public Schools in Texas, Harmony Public Schools (HPS).…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Majors (Students), Higher Education, Student Experience
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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
Nottingham, Mary E. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a 2-year professional development model in math and science on the self-efficacy of the teacher and its effects on teacher practice and student outcomes. Further, this study sought to incorporate the instructional use of Inquiry-Based Learning methods of Problem-Based Learning, Japanese…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Academic Achievement
Johnson, Willie F., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In the United States, an academic achievement gap has prevented many African American students from advancement and educational empowerment. Guided by Bandura's theoretical belief, which posits a relationship between social factors and an individual's perception, this non-experimental, causal comparative, control treatment group design study…
Descriptors: African American Students, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gap
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