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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
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)
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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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Chatzistamatiou, Mariza; Dermitzaki, Irini; Efklides, Anastasia; Leondari, Angeliki – Educational Psychology, 2015
The aim of the study was to investigate the relationships between elementary students' reported use of self-regulatory strategies in mathematics and their motivational and affective determinants. Participants of the study were 344 fifth- and sixth-grade Greek students. Students were asked to complete self-reported measures regarding the strategies…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Self Control, Correlation, Elementary School Students
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
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
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Akgul, Gulendam; Cokamay, Gokce; Demir, Ergul – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: Although teacher support is important for many student outcomes, including academic achievement, attendance, well-being, and dropout, related factors remain unexamined. The Purpose of the Study: The aim of this study was to investigate predictors of perceived teacher support of 15-year-old students who participated in the 2012…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Aksu, Zeki; Ozkaya, Merve; Gedik, Solmaz Damla; Konyalioglu, Alper Cihan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study aims to analyze the relationship between secondary school seventh grade students' perception of mathematical self-efficacy, mistake-handling learning awareness, and mathematical anxiety; and to define the power of mistake-handling learning and self-efficacy in predicting mathematical anxiety. In this study, relational model was used and…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Grade 7, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Anxiety
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
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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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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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Rabab'h, Belal; Veloo, Arsaythamby – International Education Studies, 2015
Jordanian 8th grade students revealed low achievement in mathematics through four periods (1999, 2003, 2007 & 2011) of Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). This study aimed to determine whether spatial visualization mediates the affect of Mathematics Learning Strategies (MLS) factors namely mathematics attitude,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Skills
Music, Lisa J. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This dissertation study was a two-part investigation with a sample of undergraduate students from three community and technical colleges and one university in the state of Kentucky. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that contribute to the mathematics self-efficacy of rural Central Appalachian undergraduate females. Two…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Females, Self Efficacy, Mathematics
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Ritzhaupt, Albert; Higgins, Heidi; Allred, Beth – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2011
This study investigated the effects of modern educational game playing on middle school students' attitudes towards mathematics, mathematics self-efficacy, and mathematics achievement. Two hundred twenty-five middle school students from four different Title 1 schools in two different counties in the southeastern United States were recruited.…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Play, Economic Status, Student Attitudes
Griggs, Marissa Swaim; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E.; Merritt, Eileen G.; Patton, Christine L. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011
The current analyses address two primary research aims: 1) Does students' anxiety in mathematics and science predict their self-efficacy in each subject area? The authors hypothesized that students' anxiety in mathematics and science would be negatively associated with their self-efficacy in each area. 2) Does being in a "Responsive Classroom[R]"…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Grade 5, Anxiety, Elementary Education
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