NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 12 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Lin, Huey-Ling; Gorrell, Jeffrey; Taylor, Janet – Journal of Educational Research, 2002
Taiwanese and U.S. preservice teachers at the beginning and end of their preservice programs completed a teacher efficacy scale. The two groups had conceptually different expectations of teaching, however, their efficacy beliefs showed similar patterns regarding ability to adjust teaching methods to individual students' needs. Participants'…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Lin, Huey-Ling; Gorrell, Jeffrey – Teaching and Teacher Education, 2001
Compared the teaching efficacy scores and factor structures of early childhood and elementary preservice teachers in Taiwan at the beginning and end of their teacher education programs. Survey results highlighted the influence of cultural and/or social context, program context, and teaching experience on student teachers' efficacy beliefs. There…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Lin, Huey-Ling; Gorrell, Jeffrey – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1998
Compared the efficacy beliefs of Taiwanese student teachers just beginning their program with the beliefs of students near the end, examining the validity of a teacher efficacy scale. Beliefs about roles and potential for success changed with experience. Efficacy beliefs may be constructed and integrated with social and cultural perspectives.…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Lin, Huey-Ling; Gorrell, Jeffrey; Taylor, Janet – 1998
This study examined preservice teachers' beliefs in light of potential cultural differences in perceived efficacy in Taiwan and America. Subjects were 240 preservice teachers at the beginning or the ending points of their teacher education programs in Taiwan and 231 comparable American preservice teachers. Subjects completed a revised version of…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gorrell, Jeffrey; Hwang, Young Suk – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1995
This study explored differences in teaching efficacy among Korean preservice early childhood and elementary teachers beginning and completing preservice programs. Subjects completed a teacher efficacy scale. Results indicated that preservice teachers became more efficacious regarding personal efficacy and less positive about teachers' general…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Lin, Huey-Ling; Gorrell, Jeffrey – 1997
This study compared the efficacy beliefs of Taiwanese preservice teachers at the beginning of early childhood teacher preparation with those of preservice teachers near the end of preservice preparation. The 298 predominantly female participants were from 4 teacher colleges and a polytechnic institute. Participants completed a slightly revised…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
Lin, Huey-Ling; Taylor, Janet; Gorrell, Jeffrey; Hazareesingh, Nedra; Carlson, Helen L.; Asche, Megan – 1999
This study examined the relationship between preservice teachers' perceived efficacy and their beliefs about teaching and learning. Subjects were 382 preservice teachers enrolled in either an early childhood or elementary teacher preparation program. Statistical analysis of responses to a version of the Gibson and Dembo Teacher Efficacy Scale…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gorrell, Jeffrey; Capron, Earl W. – Journal of Experimental Education, 1989
Eighty-six preservice teachers with low or moderate self-efficacy beliefs observed cognitive modeling or direct instruction and two types of attributional feedback to teach children a difficult concept. The combination of observed cognitive modeling and task orientation feedback raised estimates of success for preservice teachers with initial low…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Students, Higher Education, Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gorrell, Jeffrey; Capron, Earl – Journal of Teacher Education, 1990
Examines how cognitive modeling and self-efficacy affected preservice teachers' learning of teaching strategies. Two groups of students viewed videotaped training sessions with direct instruction or cognitive modeling. They then viewed either self-efficacy or task-oriented commentaries. Results indicated significant effects favoring cognitive…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Gorrell, Jeffrey; Capron, Earl W. – 1987
Eighty-six elementary and secondary undergraduate teacher education students exhibiting low and moderate levels of self-efficacy belief were randomly assigned to observe two types of instruction and two types of attributional feedback concerning teaching a child how to find the main idea of a paragraph. The research focused on the effects of two…
Descriptors: Cognitive Mapping, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Modeling (Psychology)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gorrell, Jeffrey; Trentham, Landa – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1992
Study investigated teacher preferences for certain modes of helping students (enactive attainment, vicarious experience, verbal persuasion, and anxiety reduction). Preservice and inservice teachers read six scenarios of students with learning difficulties and ranked helping responses. Overall, they preferred verbal persuasion; they tended to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Helping Relationship, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Problems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gorrell, Jeffrey; Downing, Hunter – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 1989
Describes study that was designed to determine the feasibility of using computer simulations as realistic training for undergraduate education students learning behavior management techniques in educational psychology courses. Treatments for the control and experimental groups are described, including extended instruction and group problem…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation