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Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2008
Teachers educate children in a way that potentially leads these learners to become active agents in constructing a better world. The present study examined teacher candidates' beliefs about the characteristics of self-regulated teacher. Specifically, teacher candidates (N = 71) described the characteristics of a teacher with high teacher's…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Teacher Characteristics
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2006
The present study examined whether the association between teachers' self-efficacy beliefs and academic performance is mediated by their homework's self-efficacy beliefs and use of self-regulatory learning strategies. Path analyses were conducted. The final model revealed that teachers' self-efficacy beliefs have an indirect effect on their…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Homework, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2009
This study examined the most frequently listed characteristics of teachers with a high degree of self-efficacy identified by certified teachers enrolled in a classroom management course. Findings: a) high self-efficacy is an important belief that teacher most posses and b) teachers can promote delay of gratification among their students.…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Masters Programs, Classroom Techniques, Secondary Education
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2007
Successful learners are those who engage in self-regulation of learning by using learning strategies to secure task completion. They exercise behavioral control to not only choose or plan valuable academic tasks, but also to maintain motivation and intention in the light of distracting alternatives. It was expected that teachers' self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Learning Strategies, Delay of Gratification
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Bembenutty, Hefer – College Student Journal, 2009
This paper introduces the concept of calibration under the umbrella of metacognition. It examines the current theoretical and empirical issues related to self-efficacy beliefs and traces the pathways through which self-efficacy is related to calibration. This paper concludes by outlining three essential components of college teaching of…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Metacognition
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Bembenutty, Hefer – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2011
This article examines the role of self-regulation of learning on assigned homework. The findings reveal positive relationships between homework activities and self-efficacy, responsibility for learning, and delay of gratification. This review shows a positive relationship between homework and a range of self-regulation skills that facilitates…
Descriptors: Homework, Assignments, Self Control, Role
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2006
The present study examined the associations between preservice teachers' help seeking tendencies, homework beliefs and behavior, and their individual characteristics such as academic delay of gratification, self-esteem, and self-handicap behavior (N = 63). The results indicated that preservice teachers who have a positive attitude toward help…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Help Seeking
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Bembenutty, Hefer – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
Wilbert J. McKeachie has been the president of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Association of Higher Education, the American Psychological Foundation, the Division of Educational and School Psychology of the International Association of Applied Psychology, and APA's Divisions 2 and 15. He received his PhD at the…
Descriptors: Discovery Processes, Learning Strategies, Teacher Educators, Educational Psychology
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Bembenutty, Hefer – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2012
This article presents an interview with Allan Wigfield, professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and distinguished scholar-teacher at the University of Maryland. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on children's motivation and other topics. He is a fellow of Division 15 (Educational…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Researchers, Reputation, Reading Achievement
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Bembenutty, Hefer – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2011
This chapter highlights the major contributions of this volume on self-regulation of learning and provides new directions for cutting-edge theoretical and empirical work that could serve to facilitate self-regulation of learning in postsecondary education. "Self-regulation of learning" refers to learners' beliefs about their ability to engage in…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Learning, Self Control, Self Efficacy