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Betz, Nancy E.; Hackett, Gail – Journal of Career Assessment, 1997
Summarizes Bandura's self-efficacy theory. Reviews occupational, scientific-technical, and mathematics self-efficacy, Holland's hexagonal model, the Occupational Self-Efficacy Scale, and the relationship of self-efficacy to vocational interests. Considers the applicability of these concepts to women's career development and assessment. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Females, Self Efficacy, Theories
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Lubinski, David – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2010
Invited commentary on Armstrong and Vogel's (2009) article on interpreting the interest-efficacy association stimulated an appraisal from a broader perspective. Like empirical research, scale development, and theorizing emanating from social cognitive career theory (SCCT), their conclusion about the importance of assessing both interests and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Career Choice, Vocational Interests, Career Counseling
Ediger, Marlow – 2003
Efficacy and its effects upon student achievement need nourishment. For a student to believe that he/she can and therefore does achieve needs fostering continuously within each student in the curriculum. With the tremendous emphasis being placed on reading instruction and student achievement by legislators and governors of individual states,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics, Reading Achievement
Tomlinson, Carol Ann – National Middle School Association (NJ1), 2005
In her more than 30 years of teaching, the author has practiced differentiation in her own classroom at all educational levels. Although she is well familiar with the vocabulary, research and reasoning behind it, the most compelling answer she can give for why differentiation matters in the middle grades comes from her personal experience as an…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Grade 7, Self Efficacy, English Teachers
Jambor, Zoltan Paul – Online Submission, 2009
Korean education certainly has its strong points as its fifteen year olds produce outstanding results in the area of mathematics and are the world's most literate bunch. However, South Korean high schools are insufficiently preparing students for an often learner centered and creative system of education that often necessitates students to be…
Descriptors: High Schools, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Smith, John P., III – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1996
Analyzes the tension between the traditional foundation of efficacy in teaching mathematics and current reform efforts in mathematics education. Presents suggestions for research to chart the development of, and change in, mathematics teachers' sense of efficacy. Contains 56 references. (Author/MKR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy
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D'Ambrosio, Ubiratan – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1990
Given that mathematics is the essence of scientific and rational thinking, and that mathematics is the imprinter of both modern society and modern thought, implicit curricular proposals for both pre- and in-service mathematics teacher training are suggested for the revitalized teacher promotion of students' just and democratic behaviors. (JJK)
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics
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Kamii, Constance; Lewis, Barbara A. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1990
Discussed is a constructivist view of mathematics education. The basic tenets and goals are described. The role of the student and teacher are highlighted. The constructivist and traditional views of instruction are compared and contrasted. (KR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Theories, Mathematics Education
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Bernhard, Judith K.; Siegel, Linda S. – Computers in the Schools, 1994
Discussion of locus of control (LOC), gender, and mathematics and technical subjects focuses on a study of preschool girls and boys that investigated the effects of a LOGO program on efficacy and LOC. Highlights include treatment of experimental and control groups; gender differences; parent questionnaires; and pretests and posttests. (69…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Eccles, Jacquelynne – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
I summarize a theoretical model of the social, cultural, and psychological influences on achievement-related choices and outline how this model can help us understand gendered educational and occupational choices. I argue that both gender differences and individual differences within each gender in educational and occupational choices are linked…
Descriptors: Socialization, Academic Achievement, Physical Sciences, Values