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Peters, Michelle L. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2013
For nearly 50 years, leaders in American industry, military, education, and politics have focused considerable attention on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. Given the increased societal demand for STEM careers, the relationships among classroom climate, self-efficacy, and achievement in undergraduate mathematics…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement, Gender Differences
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
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Arslan, Okan; Isiksal-Bostan, Mine – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate beliefs and perceived self-efficacy beliefs of Turkish prospective elementary mathematics teachers in using origami in mathematics education. Furthermore, gender differences in their beliefs and perceived self-efficacy beliefs were investigated. Data for the current study was collected via Origami in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Goodwin, K. Shane; Ostrom, Lee; Scott, Karen Wilson – Journal of Adult Education, 2009
A quantitative observational study exploring the relationship of gender to mathematics self-efficacy and the frequency of back substitution in multiple-choice assessment sampled undergraduates at a western United States parochial university. Research questions addressed: to what extent are there gender differences in mathematics self-efficacy, as…
Descriptors: Test Items, Self Efficacy, Multiple Choice Tests, Algebra
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Huang, Chiungjung – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
A meta-analysis of 187 studies containing 247 independent studies (N = 68,429) on gender differences in academic self-efficacy identified an overall effect size of 0.08, with a small difference favoring males. Moderator analysis demonstrated that content domain was a significant moderator in explaining effect size variation. Females displayed…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Social Sciences, Males, Effect Size
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Dinçer, Bahar; Yilmaz, Süha – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between perceptions of the self-efficacy levels for both mathematics literacy and information literacy in pre-service primary mathematics teachers and the factors on which the relationship depends (variables include gender, class level, hours spent reading books and computer-access…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, Self Efficacy, Information Literacy
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
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Shanley, Lina – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Preparing every student to be college and career ready by the time they graduate from high school has become a national policy priority. Although a variety of academic skills are required for postsecondary success, mathematics achievement is a particularly influential factor in college and career readiness (Pellegrino & Hilton, 2012). Research…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy, Achievement Gains, Elementary School Students
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Uitto, Anna – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2014
The aim of the study was to discover the contribution of students' interest in school biology, as well as their self-efficacy and attitudes towards different science subjects and mathematics when explaining students' orientation towards biology-related careers at upper-secondary school. The data of 321 K-11 students (49% women) were…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Interests, Biology, Self Efficacy
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Jungert, Tomas; Andersson, Ulf – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The aim was to examine achievement and self-efficacy in mathematics and native and foreign language literacy in children with specific mathematic LD (MD-only), children with comorbid mathematic and reading difficulties (MD-RD), and compare them with children without LD (controls), as well as to explore gender differences. Participants were 143…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Efficacy, Literacy, Native Language
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Tasdemir, Cahit – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine vocational school students' self-efficacy beliefs in mathematics and their achievement levels. As the data collection tool, "Self-Efficacy Perception of Mathematics Scale" developed by Umay (2001) was used in the study. The sample is composed of 178 students who were attending different programs of…
Descriptors: Vocational Schools, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Mathematics Achievement
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Yavuz, Gunes; Gunhan, Berna Canturk; Ersoy, Esen; Narli, Serkan – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2013
The aim of this study was to examine the self-efficacy beliefs about mathematical literacy among teachers of primary school mathematics and the relationship between the self-efficacy beliefs and attitudes towards mathematics. To that end, a descriptive research study was conducted with 550 prospective teachers studying primary school mathematics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Elementary School Teachers
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Son, Ji-Won; Han, Seong Won; Kang, Chungseo; Kwon, Oh Nam – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast student, teacher, and school factors that are associated with student mathematics achievement in South Korea and the United States. Using the data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011, this study examines factors that are linked to teachers who deliver…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Educational Quality
Ozyurek, Ragip – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
This study focused on the convergent and discriminate validity of the Mathematics Self- Efficacy Informative Sources Scale for high school students. A total number of 692 high school students participated in the study. Both explanatory and confirmatory factor analyses were conducted for the content of the scale. Whether the Mathematics…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Measures (Individuals)
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Camelo-Lavadores, Ana Karen; Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Pinto-Sosa, Jesus – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore for differences in the academic self-efficacy of Mexican high school students. A gird questionnaire was administered to 1,460 students form private and public schools. As expected, high achieving students showed significantly higher academic self-efficacy that their peers. However, interesting gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, High School Students, Questionnaires
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