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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
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
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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
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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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Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Thompson, Bruce – Research in the Schools, 2010
Self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety have been identified as predictors of mathematics achievement. In the present study, secondary analyses on matrix summaries available from prior published studies were utilized to investigate the contribution that self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety made in mathematics performance. Commonality analyses were…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, Predictor Variables
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
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Nurlu, Özge – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2015
The aim of this research is to investigate primary school teachers' characteristics by comparing their mathematics teaching self-efficacy beliefs. In this research, qualitative research method is used. In order to determine the participant teachers, firstly, "Self-Efficacy Beliefs toward Mathematics Teaching Scale" (Dede, 2008) was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers
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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
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
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Bagaka's, Joshua Gisemba – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2011
The study identified two dimensions of teacher self-efficacy and practices and five dimensions of students' mathematics self-efficacy and sought to determine the extent to which teacher characteristics and practices can enhance secondary school students' self-efficacy. Data were collected from 13,173 students in 193 teachers' classrooms from 141…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement
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Blotnicky, Karen A.; Franz-Odendaal, Tamara; French, Frederick; Joy, Phillip – International Journal of STEM Education, 2018
Background: A sample of 1448 students in grades 7 and 9 was drawn from public schools in Atlantic Canada to explore students' knowledge of science and mathematics requirements for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. Also explored were their mathematics self-efficacy (MSE), their future career interests, their…
Descriptors: Correlation, STEM Education, Science Careers, Knowledge Level
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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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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