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Pyper, Jamie Scott – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2014
In a mixed method study, teacher efficacy and contributing theoretical constructs of teacher concerns and teacher orientation with Intermediate/Senior mathematics preservice teachers from two Ontario Faculties of Education are examined. Data sources include a web-based questionnaire containing two teacher efficacy scales and short answer…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Research, Mathematics Education
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Ciampa, Katia; Gallagher, Tiffany L. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2018
This study explored Canadian and American pre-service elementary teachers' self-efficacy beliefs for literacy instruction, as well as the contextual factors (i.e., course and field experiences) that contribute to these self-efficacy beliefs. Survey data were collected over a two-year period at the beginning and end of a required elementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Comparative Analysis
Corkett, Julie; Hatt, Blaine; Benevides, Tina – Canadian Journal of Education, 2011
Self-efficacy or the belief in one's ability (Bandura, 1977) on the part of both teachers and students is thought to be directly related to teacher and student success. Few studies have compared teacher efficacy, student efficacy, and student ability at once. This study examined the relationship between teacher self-efficacy, student…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Academic Ability, Literacy
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Sokal, Laura; Sharma, Umesh – Exceptionality Education International, 2014
The study examined concerns, attitudes, and teacher efficacy of 131 in-service, Kindergarten to Grade 8 teachers in three school divisions in Manitoba, Canada. Analyses were conducted to identify the relationships between teachers' back-ground variables, their attitudes and concerns about teaching in inclusive classrooms, and their efficacy for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Sharma, Umesh; Loreman, Tim; Forlin, Chris – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2012
The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to measure perceived teacher efficacy to teach in inclusive classrooms. An 18-item scale was developed on a sample of 607 pre-service teachers selected from four countries (Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and India). Factor analysis of responses from the sample revealed three factors: efficacy in…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Reliability, Measures (Individuals)
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Kelm, Joanna L.; McIntosh, Kent – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
This study examined the relationships between implementation of a school-wide approach to behavior, School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS), and teacher self-efficacy. Twenty-two teachers from schools implementing SWPBS and 40 teachers from schools not implementing SWPBS completed a questionnaire measuring aspects of self-efficacy.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Discipline Policy, Behavior Modification, Correlation
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Gaudreau, Nancy; Royer, Égide; Frenette, Éric; Beaumont, Claire; Flanagan, Tara – McGill Journal of Education, 2013
We examined a training program in classroom management in relation to the efficacy beliefs of elementary school teachers. The training program used a quasi-experimental design with a waitlist control group. Twenty-seven elementary school teachers in the greater Quebec City area participated. The repeated measures ANOVA results revealed positive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers
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Specht, Jacqueline; McGhie-Richmond, Donna; Loreman, Tim; Mirenda, Pat; Bennett, Sheila; Gallagher, Tiffany; Young, Gabrielle; Metsala, Jamie; Aylward, Lynn; Katz, Jennifer; Lyons, Wanda; Thompson, Scott; Cloutier, Sarah – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
This study provides a Canada-wide snapshot of the self-efficacy and beliefs of 1490 preservice teachers in relation to inclusive teaching using the Teacher Efficacy for Inclusive Practice and the Beliefs about Learning and Teaching Questionnaire. At the time of data collection, these preservice teachers were in the final stages of their teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Inclusion
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Bruce, Catherine D.; Flynn, Tara – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Researchers examine the outcomes of professional collaborative inquiry in mathematics on teacher efficacy in a three-year study of teacher professional learning in Canada. The study applies a mixed methods approach involving over 200 teachers and 1000 students as well as case study sites in English and French. The collaborative inquiry-based…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development, Inquiry, Teacher Researchers
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Bruce, Catherine D.; Esmonde, Indigo; Ross, John; Dookie, Lesley; Beatty, Ruth – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
This paper reports on the impact of a classroom-embedded professional learning (PL) program for mathematics teaching in two contrasting districts in Canada, and investigates the relationship between teacher efficacy and student achievement. Before the PL, District A had lower teacher efficacy and student achievement than District B, but after the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement, Prior Learning
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Ciampa, Katia; Gallagher, Tiffany L. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
This case study research reports on elementary (grade 8) and secondary school (grade 9) teachers' participation in job-embedded, professional learning and engagement in collaborative inquiry. Teachers constructed an inquiry-oriented media literacy unit following the collaborative inquiry model. The current study sought to investigate how…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Inquiry, Literacy, Self Efficacy
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Moore-Hayes, Coleen – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2011
Recent inquiry has identified the establishment of positive self-efficacy beliefs as an important component in the overall process of successfully preparing new teachers for the classroom. Similarly, in-service teachers who reported high levels of efficacy for teaching confirmed feeling confident in their ability to design and implement enriching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Montgomery, Angela; Mirenda, Pat – Exceptionality Education International, 2014
This study examined relationships between three factors related to teacher self-efficacy (use of inclusive instruction, collaboration with others, and managing disruptive behaviour) and practicing teachers' sentiments, attitudes, and concerns about inclusive education of students with developmental disabilities. We calculated Pearson…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Peebles, Jodi L.; Mendaglio, Sal – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2014
With current inclusion trends, teacher educators are challenged to redesign their programmes to prepare preservice teachers to educate a wide range of students in whole-class settings. This quantitative study examined the impact of an inclusion course and a field experience on preservice teachers' self-efficacy for teaching in inclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Inclusion, Self Efficacy
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Klassen, Robert M.; Bong, Mimi; Usher, Ellen L.; Chong, Wan Har; Huan, Vivien S.; Wong, Isabella Y. F.; Georgiou, Tasos – Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2009
The purpose of this article was twofold. The first purpose was to test the validity of the Teachers' Sense of Self-Efficacy Scale (TSES) in five settings--Canada, Cyprus, Korea, Singapore, and the United States. The second purpose was, by extension, to establish the importance of the teacher self-efficacy construct across diverse teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Conditions, Validity, Teacher Characteristics
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