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Saka, Mehpare; Bayram, Hale; Kabapinar, Filiz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The concept of self-efficacy, which is an important variable in the teaching process, and how it reflects on teaching have recently been the focus of attention. Therefore, this study deals with the relationship between the science-teaching self-efficacy beliefs of prospective science teachers and their teaching practices. It was conducted with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Önen, Fatma; Muslu Kaygisiz, Gülfem – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The formal educational institutions and the society have an important function in acquiring a sense of self-efficacy. Teachers play a role in the formal educational process. The purpose of the study is to examine prospective science teachers' self-efficacy belief level in the 6th to 8th terms and the differences in this process. This survey model…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Science Instruction
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Bursal, Murat; Yigit, Nevzat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
In this study, a scale entitled "Information and Communication Technologies Usage and Material Design Efficacy [ICT_MDE]" is developed to investigate pre-service science and technology teachers' efficacy beliefs regarding ICT usage and Material Design and the factors impacting these beliefs. By using the validity and reliability data…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Measures (Individuals), Preservice Teacher Education, Beliefs
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Usta, H. Gonca – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
This study aims to analyze the student and school level variables that affect students' self-efficacy levels in mathematics in China-Shanghai, Turkey, and Greece based on PISA 2012 results. In line with this purpose, the hierarchical linear regression model (HLM) was employed. The interschool variability is estimated at approximately 17% in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Calik, Temel; Sezgin, Ferudun; Kavgaci, Hasan; Cagatay Kilinc, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between school principals' instructional leadership behaviors and self-efficacy of teachers and collective teacher efficacy. In this regard, a model based on hypotheses was designed to determine the relationships among variables. The study sample consisted of 328 classroom and branch…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Measures (Individuals), Elementary Schools
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Erozkan, Atilgan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between social problem solving and social selfefficacy and the predictive role of social problem solving skills with social self-efficacy. The sample consists of 706 prospective teachers (362 female and 344 male) who are majoring in different fields at Mugla Sitki Kocman University's…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Structural Equation Models
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Bilge, Filiz; Tuzgol Dost, Meliha; Cetin, Bayram – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study examines high school students' levels of burnout and school engagement with respect to academic success, study habits, and self-efficacy beliefs. The data were gathered during the 2011-2012 school year from 633 students attending six high schools located in Ankara, Turkey. The analyses were conducted on responses from 605 students. The…
Descriptors: High School Students, Burnout, Self Efficacy, Study Skills
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Uzuntiryaki-Kondakci, Esen; Capa-Aydin, Yesim – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
This study aimed at examining the extent to which metacognitive self-regulation and chemistry self-efficacy predicted critical thinking. Three hundred sixty-five university students participated in the study. Data were collected using appropriate dimensions of Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire and College Chemistry Self-Efficacy…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Metacognition, Self Efficacy, Self Control
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Sezgin, Ferudun; Erdogan, Onur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study explores the predictive influence of primary school teachers' academic optimism, hope and zest for work on perceptions of their self-efficacy and success. A total of 600 teachers were selected through stratified sampling from 27 primary schools in central districts of Ankara, Turkey, to form the research sample. Intervariable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Success
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Erozkan, Atilgan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine communication skills, interpersonal problem solving skills, and social self-efficacy perception of adolescents and the predictive role of communication skills and interpersonal problem solving skills on social self-efficacy. This study is a quantitative and relational study aimed at examining the…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Problem Solving
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Bozpolat, Ebru – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study was to reveal whether the low, medium, and high level self-regulated learning strategies of third year students at the Education Faculty of Cumhuriyet University can be predicted by the variables of gender, academic self-efficacy, and general academic average. The study uses the Relational Screening Model. The dependent…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Yerdelen, Sündüs; McCaffrey, Adam; Klassen, Robert M. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
This study investigated the longitudinal association between students' anxiety and procrastination and the relation of self-efficacy for self-regulation to these constructs. Latent Growth Curve Modeling was used to analyze data gathered from 182 undergraduate students (134 female, 48 male) at 4 times during a semester. Our results showed that…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Time Management, Anxiety, Self Efficacy
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Kayapinar, Ulas – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
To date, studies on reflection seem to lack concern for in-service teacher development. This article proposes a new EFL reflective practitioner development model (RPDM) for an in-service program that is not only based on the principles of reflection, but that also measures teachers' reflective and self-efficacy development. Focusing on the…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Models, Reflection, Self Efficacy
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Tanriseven, Isil – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The aim of this study is to research the effect of school practices on teacher candidates' sense of efficacy relating to planning, implementing, evaluating drama activities, and the sense of general efficacy relating to use of drama in education. The study was conducted with 52 students attending the 2nd year of their course of study in Mersin…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Drama
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Arslan, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study is to reveal the extent to which the sources of 6th- 8th grade students' self-efficacy beliefs predict their self-efficacy beliefs for learning and performance. The study is correlational and was conducted on a total of 1049 students during the fall term of the educational year 2010-2011. The data of the study were…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Measures (Individuals), Correlation, Elementary School Students
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