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Locklear, Tonja Motley – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Sources of Middle School Mathematics Self-Efficacy Scale (Usher & Pajares, 2009) was adapted for use in this study investigating the impact that gender, race, sexual orientation, hometown location (rural, suburban, or urban), high school GPA, college GPA and letter grade of a mathematics course in the previous semester had on the four…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Self Efficacy, Mathematics, Student Characteristics
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Nasser-Abu Alhija, Fadia; Amasha, Marcel – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2012
This study examined a structural model of mathematics achievement among Druze 8th graders in Israel. The model integrates 2 psychosocial theories: goal theory and social learning theory. Variables in the model included gender, father's and mother's education, classroom mastery and performance goal orientation, mathematics self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Socialization, Mothers, Self Efficacy
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Acar Güvendir, Meltem – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2016
This study focused on the extrinsic and intrinsic motivation levels of eighth grade students and its relationship with their mathematical achievement. The participants of the study included 6,829 students who took TIMSS in 2011 and 239 mathematics teachers. The data obtained from the student and teacher questionnaires that are included in the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Student Motivation, Locus of Control, Grade 8
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You, Sukkyung; Lim, Sun Ah; No, Unkyung; Dang, Myley – Educational Psychology, 2016
This study examined the relation of parental involvement with Korean adolescent academic achievement and self-efficacy, and the mediating role of academic self-efficacy in this relationship. We investigated the effects of parental involvement in both overall and domain-specific self-efficacy and academic achievement across three academic subjects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Adolescents, Academic Achievement
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Allsopp, David H.; Haley, Keri C. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2015
This paper reports the results of a synthesis of research related to teacher education, mathematics, and students with learning disabilities (SWLD) and other struggling learners. The goals of this synthesis were to determine the nature of the current research base (2004-2014) and to determine how it can inform teacher educators about the effective…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Learning Disabilities
Brewer, David Shane – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study compared the effectiveness, in terms of mathematical achievement and mathematics self-efficacy, of online homework to textbook homework over an entire semester for 145 students enrolled in multiple sections of college algebra at a large community college. A quasi-experimental, posttest design was used to analyze the effect on…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Homework, Textbooks, Self Efficacy
Hamilton, Margelet – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this quantitative research study was to observe if students' levels of Mathematics Self-Efficacy (MSE) had any effect on how they used resources available to them through an academic intervention and retention program. The sample size consisted of 81 students admitted to a four year university under the special criteria of…
Descriptors: One Parent Family, Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Academic Support Services
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Phan, Huy P. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2014
Existing research has yielded evidence to indicate that the expectancy-value theoretical model predicts students' learning in various achievement contexts. Achievement values and self-efficacy expectations, for example, have been found to exert positive effects on cognitive process and academic achievement outcomes. We tested a conceptual model…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Need, Self Efficacy
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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
Nordstrom, Donna E. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to address the gap in the current literature on community college students in basic math courses by examining motivational, parental and cultural factors as predictors of achievement and persistence of students enrolled in basic skills mathematics courses at a community college. More specifically, this study…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Mathematics, Two Year College Students, Parent Influence
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Liu, Ru-De; Zhen, Rui; Ding, Yi; Liu, Ying; Wang, Jia; Jiang, Ronghuan; Xu, Le – Educational Psychology, 2018
The current study assessed 869 elementary school students in China using self-report questionnaires, to examine the multiple mediating effects of academic self-efficacy and positive academic emotions (enjoyment and relief) in the relations between teacher support and academic engagement (cognitive, behavioural and emotional aspects) within a math…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students, Questionnaires
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Picho, Katherine; Stephens, Jason M. – Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Stereotype threat (ST) has been linked to under performance and academic disidentification among girls in mathematics and science as well as African Americans in academics. However, it is still unclear whether ST and its negative effects extend to non-Western cultures. The authors explored the effects of ST on Ugandan females in coed and…
Descriptors: Single Sex Schools, Stereotypes, Females, Self Efficacy
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Sahin, Harun – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Teacher self-efficacy is related to teachers or pre-service teachers feeling competent in their profession. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the pre-service teachers' self-efficacy perceptions and their emotional intelligence and self-esteem. The study group of the current research comprised a total of 212…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Self Efficacy, Emotional Intelligence, Correlation
Molinare, Dee – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Early childhood education has become of national and local interest based upon the Preschool for All agenda. Children need to attend preschools with programs that are high quality with a curriculum that is age appropriate and prepares them for continued school success. Early childhood educators should be trained to implement the curriculum. This…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
Rich, Peter Jacob; Jones, Brian; Belikov, Olga; Yoshikawa, Emily; Perkins, McKay – Online Submission, 2017
STEM, the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is increasingly being promoted in elementary education. However, elementary educators are largely untrained in the 21st century skills of computing (a subset of technology) and engineering. The purpose of this study was to better understand elementary teachers'…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Engineering Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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