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Hammack, Rebekah; Ivey, Toni – School Science and Mathematics, 2017
Research indicates that teacher efficacy influences student achievement and is situation specific. With the Next Generation Science Standards calling for the incorporation of engineering practices into K-12 classrooms, it is important to identify teachers' engineering teaching efficacy. A study of K-5 teachers' engineering self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Engineering Education, Self Efficacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Sarac, Ayse; Aslan-Tutak, Fatma – International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2017
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the relationship between teacher efficacy to student trigonometry self-efficacy and student trigonometry achievement. The study included 16 high school teachers and their tenth grade students (n = 571). Teacher efficacy was studied in terms of general teaching efficacy, mathematics teaching…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Skills
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DeMauro, Anthony A.; Jennings, Patricia A. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2016
Teachers' efficacy beliefs play an important role in how they create quality learning environments. When pre-service teachers (also known as initial teacher trainees) develop strong efficacy beliefs, they can be confident in their abilities to be successful teachers once they enter the field. One way pre-service teachers obtain efficacy…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes
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Zhang, Dake; Wang, Qiu; Stegall, Joanna; Losinki, Mickey; Katsiyannis, Antonis – Remedial and Special Education, 2018
Although there have been numerous instruments for assessing teacher efficacy in teaching general education students, there is a need to develop and validate an instrument that specifically assesses teachers' efficacy in teaching students with disabilities. This study constructed and evaluated the psychometric properties of the "Student…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Teacher Competency Testing, Self Concept Measures, Self Efficacy
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Ninkovic, Stefan R.; Kneževic Floric, Olivera C. – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
Although scholars have acknowledged the role of collaborative relationships of teachers in improving the quality of instruction, teacher collective efficacy continues to be a neglected construct in educational research. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relations between transformational school leadership, teacher self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables
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Bebas, Christina – School-University Partnerships, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the elements of the professional development schools (PDS) model used at ABC University to consider its effect on beginning teacher persistence/ retention. A mixed methods design was utilized to explore the perceptions of graduates of the program who have remained in the teaching profession and…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Self Efficacy, Beginning Teachers
Riggs, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative correlational study addressed the concept that teacher-perceived high school principal leadership style correlated with teacher self-efficacy. A relationship existed between teacher self-efficacy and student outcomes and research indicated a relationship between leadership style and teacher self-efficacy. Also, the effect of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Principals, Leadership Styles
Curry, Tiffany D. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
For decades, researchers have studied teacher efficacy. In the past decade or so, however, collective teacher efficacy has been at the forefront of educational research as an extension of teacher self-efficacy. Educational researchers have been studying this construct to determine its impact on student achievement, teacher quality, and school…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
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Nie, Youyan; Tan, Gim Hoon; Liau, Albert Kienfie; Lau, Shun; Chua, Bee Leng – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2013
Constructivist instruction has been implemented in the current instructional innovation in Singapore. Large scale survey study was conducted to examine the roles of teacher efficacy in implementing the innovative constructivist instruction. The results showed that the positive correlation between teacher efficacy and constructivist instruction was…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation
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Wang, Li-Yi; Tan, Liang-See; Li, Jen-Yi; Tan, Irene; Lim, Xue-Fang – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Developing a high level of efficacy can be challenging to teachers who work with low-achieving students. The authors adopted a pragmatic qualitative research design to investigate the sources of efficacy information reported by five high-efficacy teachers and four low-efficacy teachers of secondary low-achieving students in Singapore. The results…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Teaching Methods, Self Efficacy, Qualitative Research
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Prelli, Gail E. – English Language Teaching, 2016
Leaders search for effective leadership practices to ensure success. A quantitative study was conducted to determine what behaviors a leader could use to improve collective teacher efficacy at the level of the entire faculty and at the level of grade level teams. This article focuses on using the inverse relationship between transformational…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Teacher Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis, Administrator Behavior
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Christophersen, Knut A.; Elstad, Eyvind; Turmo, Are; Solhaug, Trond – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This study focuses on how different educational programmes contribute to student teachers efficacy for classroom management and their abilities to provide learning opportunities and good classroom outcomes. Data were gathered from 491 student teachers attending different teacher education programmes in Norway and analysed via structural equation…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Structural Equation Models, Student Attitudes, Student Teachers
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de Boer, Eveline; Janssen, Fred J. J. M.; van Driel, Jan H. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2016
To increase the teacher efficacy of student teachers, they need positive classroom experiences: mastery experiences. These mastery experiences have to be created by the student teachers themselves. Therefore, student teachers need a tool to better understand problematic teaching experiences and help them create positive classroom experiences. Nine…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Science Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness
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Moseley, Christine; Utley, Juliana; Angle, Julie; Mwavita, Mwarumba – School Science and Mathematics, 2016
The increasing popularity of including environmental topics and issues in school curricula has created a need for effective environmental education teachers. One way to evaluate teacher effectiveness is through teacher efficacy, a belief measure that evaluates a teacher's perception that he/she can teach effectively. Research suggests that…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Teacher Surveys
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Hoi, Cathy Ka Weng; Zhou, Mingming; Teo, Timothy; Nie, Youyan – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The aim of the current study is to develop and validate an instrument to measure the four sources of teacher efficacy among Chinese primary school teachers. A 26-item Sources of Teacher Efficacy Questionnaire (STEQ) was proposed with four subscales: mastery experience, vicarious experience, social persuasion, and physiological arousal. The results…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers
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