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McMillian, Kimberley Suzanne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The study aims to explore the level of suburban 5th grade students' mathematics self-efficacy, math anxiety, and academic achievement, to discover the possible interconnections between these parameters. The measures used to evaluate each included the Math Anxiety Rating Scale, the Self-Efficacy Questionnaire, and the North Carolina End of Grade…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Self Efficacy
Briggs, Calvin – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine if a relationship existed between mathematics self-efficacy and mathematics identity to mathematics achievement among African American males from High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09). Subsequently, the extent to which mathematics self-efficacy and mathematics identity accounted for low and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy, African American Students, Males
DeThomas, Elizabeth M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This mixed methods research study examined the effects of middle and high school mathematics experiences on students' choice of college major, particularly whether students decided to major in a STEM field. Social cognitive career theory was used to examine potential influences of mathematics self-efficacy and how those influences and mathematics…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Middle School Students, High School Students, Mathematics Education
Golnabi, Laura – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined mathematics self-efficacy and the characteristics of flow in the context of performing mathematical tasks. In particular, it explored the subjective experiences of 113 undergraduate students enrolled in a developmental mathematics course while they were independently solving certain mathematical problems. This study…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Undergraduate Students, Remedial Mathematics
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
Spaniol, Scott R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Research suggests that student success in mathematics is positively correlated to math self-efficacy and negatively correlated to math anxiety. At a Hispanic serving community college in the Midwest, developmental math students had a lower pass rate than did college-level math students, but the role of math self-efficacy and math anxiety on these…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Education
Stramel, Janet K. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
While there has been much quantitative research done in the area of attitudes and self-efficacy beliefs, this study sought hear the voices of the middle school child. Therefore, this qualitative study investigated the attitudes toward mathematics and mathematics self-efficacy beliefs of middle school students in one middle school in western…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Homework, Student Attitudes, Grades (Scholastic)
Deutsch, Melissa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Each year, post-secondary institutions across the nation enroll thousands of students into developmental mathematics courses. Success rates are low for students placed in developmental mathematics courses employing traditional teaching practices. Secondary institutions utilizing more engaging pedagogies and high impact practices, such as…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Remedial Mathematics, Developmental Studies Programs, Statistical Analysis
Johnson, Kelly M. Gomez – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Mathematics curriculum reform is changing the content and resources in today's elementary classrooms as well as the culture of mathematics teaching and learning. Administrators face the challenge of leading large-scale curricular change efforts with limited prior knowledge or experiences with reform curricula structures. Administrators, as the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Supervision, Self Efficacy
Yates, Tracy Hardwell – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this correlational study was to examine the relationship among the mathematical self-efficacies, mathematical teaching self-efficacies, and instructional practices of elementary teachers. This study was also designed to determine how these variables influence an individual teacher's QDI in relation to MCT2 math scores in grades 3-5.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics
Catapano, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Strong mathematical abilities are important for the continuation of a successful society. Mathematics is required and involved in all aspects of daily life: banking, communications, business, education, and travel are just a few examples. More specifically the areas of finance, engineering, architecture, and technology require individuals with…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 10, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
Watts, Beverly Kinsey – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Competent mathematical skills are needed in the workplace as well as in the college setting. Adults in Adult Basic Education classes and programs generally perform below high school level competency, but very few studies have been performed investigating the predictors of mathematical success for adults. The current study contributes to the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Placement, Self Efficacy, Rating Scales
White, Amanda Garrett – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of the mix-methods action research study was to seek how the changes in students' perceptions about teacher classroom interpersonal behaviors, the four efficacy sources and mathematics self-efficacy beliefs were related. The methods used to accomplish this were: descriptive statistics, t-test, Pearson correlation coefficient…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Interviews
Phelps, Christine M. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Teacher educators may need to pay attention to pre-service elementary teachers' motivation to learn mathematics in order to help them develop a deep level of understanding from their mathematics content courses for teachers (content courses) and to help them develop the disposition to learn mathematics throughout their careers. In this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Self Efficacy, Learning Motivation, Student Educational Objectives
Freed, Mark R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
There were three primary purposes for this study. First, I investigated the psychometric properties of the Sources of Middle School Mathematics Self-Efficacy (SMMSE) scale (Usher, 2007; Usher & Pajares, 2009) with high school students. Validation for expanded use of the SMMSE scale was achieved by assessing the instrument's psychometric…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Mathematics, Self Efficacy
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