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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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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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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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Kayis, Ahmet Rifat; Ceyhan, Aydogan Aykut – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
It is the aim of this research to investigate the achievement goals of university students. Firstly, university students' adoption levels of achievement goals are described. Next, how their level of academic self-efficacy, irrational beliefs, perfectionism, self-determination, locus of control and gender predict each achievement goal is depicted.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Goal Orientation, Predictor Variables
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Ocak, Gurbuz; Yamac, Ahmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The aim of current study was to examine predictor and explanatory relationships between fifth graders' self-regulated learning strategies, motivational beliefs, attitudes towards mathematics, and academic achievement. The study was conducted on a sample of 204 students studying in the primary schools of Afyonkarahisar province. Motivated…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Correlation
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Ozgen, Kemal; Bindaka, Recep – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The purpose of this study is to determine the high school students' self-efficacy beliefs about math literacy, and examine this beliefs in terms of some variables. The research was conducted on 712 high school students. A questionnaire and Math Literacy Self-Efficacy Scale were used for data collection. The data were analyzed in terms of t-test,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Multiple Regression Analysis, High School Students
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Kaskaya, Alper; Unlu, Ihsan; Akar, M. Said; Ozturan Sagirli, Meryem – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of school and teacher themed movies on pre-service teachers' attitudes towards their profession and their perceived self-efficacy. As qualitative and quantitative research approaches were employed during data collection procedure, mixed methodology was adopted in this study. In the study, one of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Social Sciences, Interviews
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Secer, Zarife; Gulay Ogelman, Hulya; Onder, Alev; Berengi, Semra – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of self-efficacy perception of mothers' towards parenting on the peer relations of children aged between 5 and 6. The sample group of this study comprised of 200, 5-6 year old children (girls = 96, boys = 104), and their mothers. The Ladd and Profilet Child Behaviour Scale, the Peer…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Anxiety, Hyperactivity
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Bozkur, B. Ümit; Erim, Ali; Çelik-Demiray, Pinar – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This research investigates the effect of individual voice training on pre-service Turkish language teachers' speaking skills. The main claim in this research is that teachers' most significant teaching instrument is their voice and it needs to be trained. The research was based on the convergent parallel mixed method. The quantitative part was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Sengul, Sare – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The purpose of this research is to determine the effect of concept cartoons on the students' perception of their levels of self-efficacy towards mathematics. The research has been designed as the pre-test post-test with quasi experimental control group. The research participants are composed of 94 7th grade students attending an elementary school…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Opinions
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Çaliskan, Muhittin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
In this study, the effect of cognitive entry behaviors and affective entry characteristics on learning level was investigated. The study was conducted on 258 first year students attending the Faculty of Education in the autumn semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. The study was conducted using the relational survey model and data was collected…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Academic Ability, Self Efficacy, Achievement Tests
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Arastaman, Gokhan; Balci, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine the resilience of high school students in Turkey, and to determine the relationships between the student resiliency and some protective factors such as school climate, teacher attitudes and behaviors, family and peer support according to the student opinions. By using 509 students randomly selected from 24…
Descriptors: Investigations, High School Students, Resilience (Psychology), Student Attitudes
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Capar, Gulfer; Tarim, Kamuran – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This research compiles experimental studies from 1988 to 2010 that examined the influence of the cooperative learning method, as compared with that of traditional methods, on mathematics achievement and on attitudes towards mathematics. The related field was searched using the following key words in Turkish "matematik ve isbirlikli ögrenme,…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Bilican, Safiye; Demirtasli, R. Nukhet; Kilmen, Sevilay – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the attitudes of the students who participated in the application within the context of TIMSS 1999 and 2007 projects towards the "Maths course" and their opinions about "teaching activities in Maths course" had changed according to the mentioned years or not. The sample of…
Descriptors: Opinions, Multiple Choice Tests, Cooperative Learning, Tests