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Gomaa, Omema Mostafa Kamel – Online Submission, 2016
This study investigated the effect of using metacognitive strategy training on science process skills and science self efficacy in learning disabled first year prep students. A total of 60 students identified with LD were invited to participate. The sample was randomly divided into two groups; experimental (n = 30 boys) and control (n = 30 boys ).…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Science Process Skills, Self Efficacy, Learning Strategies
DeChenne, Sue Ellen; Enochs, Larry – Online Submission, 2010
An instrument to measure the teaching self-efficacy of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) GTAs is adapted from a general college teaching instrument (Prieto Navarro, 2005) for the specific teaching environment of the STEM GTAs. The construct and content validity and reliability of the final instrument are indicated. The final…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, College Instruction, Ability, Self Efficacy
Jack, Brady M.; Liu, Chia-Ju; Chiu, Hoan-Lin – Online Submission, 2005
This paper presents the results of a case study involving Taiwanese elementary teachers who teach science at the elementary grade school level. It advocates the position that a teacher's personal science efficacy belief influences his or her science teaching outcome expectations. It promotes the position that the success Taiwan has experienced in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
Tortop, Hasan Said – Online Submission, 2014
In this study, examining the effectiveness of in-service training for gifted education has been conducted. In the study, 30 Classroom, Science, Mathematics and Preschool teachers working at schools in different cities of Turkey, took part as volunteer participants. Moreover, some criteria were specified for determining the participants. In this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Academically Gifted, Case Studies
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
Keser, Hafize; Karaoglan Yilmaz, Fatma Gizem; Yilmaz, Ramazan – Online Submission, 2015
This study compared the technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) competency of pre-service teachers with their self-efficacy perception towards technology integration, based on various variables; and the correlation between their TPACK competencies and self-efficacy perceptions towards technology integration were examined. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Competence
Jack, Brady M.; Liu, Chia-Ju; Chiu, Hoan-Lin – Online Submission, 2005
This paper presents the results of a case study involving Taiwanese elementary teachers who teach science at the elementary grade school level. It advocates the position that a teacher's personal science efficacy belief influences his or her science teaching outcome expectations. It also points to an important metamorphosis that is taking place…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Science
Prachagool, Veena; Nuangchalerm, Prasart; Subramaniam, Ganakumaran; Dostal, Jirí – Online Submission, 2016
Pedagogical decision making is very important for professional teachers, it concerns belief, self-efficacy, and actions that teachers expose to classroom. This paper employed theoretical lens and education policy in Thailand to examine the preservice teachers' views about pedagogical decision making. Discussion helps school mentors understand…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Instruction
Brownstein, Erica M.; Horvath, Larry – Online Submission, 2016
Science teacher educators in the United States are currently preparing future science teachers to effectively implement the "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS) and, in thirteen states, to successfully pass a content-specific high stakes teacher performance assessment, the edTPA. Science education and teacher performance assessment…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Teachers
Korkmaz, Özgen; Altun, Halis – Online Submission, 2014
Students might have different type and different level of perceptions: Positive or negative perceptions on programming; a perception on benefit of programming, perceptions related to difficulties of programming process etc. The perception of student on their own competence is defined as self-efficacy. Based on the discussions reported in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Programming, Self Efficacy
Prasertsang, Parichart; Nuangchalerm, Prasart; Pumipuntu, Chaloey – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of the research was to study pre-service teachers on social responsibility and self-efficacy through service learning. The mixed methodology included two major procedures (i) the actual use of a developed service learning instructional model by means of action research principles and qualitative research and (ii) the study into the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Social Responsibility, Self Efficacy
Kaplan, Abdullah; Öztürk, Mesut; Doruk, Muhammet; Yilmaz, Alper – Online Submission, 2013
This study was conducted in order to determine the computer self-efficacy perceptions of gifted students. The research group of this study is composed of gifted students (N = 36) who were studying at the Science and Arts Center in Gümüshane province in the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. The "Computer Self-Efficacy Perception…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Computer Literacy, Gifted, Elementary School Students
Chow, Shean Jen; Yong, Bob Chui Seng – Online Submission, 2013
This study investigated students' motivation and achievement in combined science. A sample of 324 Year 11 students from eight government secondary schools in Brunei Darussalam participated in the study. Of the sample, 141 were boys and 183 were girls and their average age was 16.4 years. The motivation instrument used was adapted from the science…
Descriptors: Females, Science Achievement, Student Motivation, Self Efficacy
DiBenedetto, Maria K.; Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2011
The present study examined the associations between self-regulated learning and science achievement and whether the academic self-regulation variables described, such as self-efficacy, delay of gratification, and help seeking, predict science achievement in courses deemed necessary for a major in science. It was hypothesized that students who do…
Descriptors: College Students, Help Seeking, Delay of Gratification, Self Efficacy
Askar, Petek; Davenport, David – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the factors related to self-efficacy for Java programming among first year engineering students. An instrument assessing Java programming self-efficacy was developed from the computer programming self-efficacy scale of Ramalingam & Wiedenbeck. The instrument was administered at the beginning of the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Correlation, Computer Literacy, Investigations
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