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Schwab, Susanne; Hellmich, Frank; Görel, Gamze – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties of the German version of the Teacher Inclusive Education Self-Efficacy Scale (TIESES). Five hundred and nineteen teacher education students from Austria and 765 teacher education students from Germany participated in the study. Results of a multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis (for the two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Psychometrics, Preservice Teachers
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Drossel, Kerstin; Eickelmann, Birgit – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2017
The increasing availability of new technologies in an ever more digitalized world has gained momentum in practically all spheres of life, making technology-related skills a key competence not only in professional settings. Thus, schools assume responsibility for imparting these skills to their students, and hence to future generations of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Role, Technology Integration
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Klug, Julia; Bruder, Simone; Schmitz, Bernhard – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
Diagnosing is one of teachers' key competences. Lately, a new model of teachers' diagnostic competence and therewith a new measurement method focusing on diagnosing students' learning behavior in an interdisciplinary approach have been developed. They can build a basis for promoting teachers' diagnostic competence. However, some questions relevant…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Competence, Student Behavior, Teacher Attitudes
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Fögele, Janis; Mehren, Rainer – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2015
A central desideratum for the professionalization of qualified teachers is an improved practice of further teacher education. The present work constitutes a course of in-service training, which is built upon both a review of empirical findings concerning the efficacy of in-service training courses for teachers and theoretical assumptions about the…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Evidence Based Practice, Professionalism
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Maag Merki, Katharina; Oerke, Britta – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
This study extends previous research investigating the effects of state-wide exit exams by studying the change from a class-based to a state-wide exit exam system over 5 years, using multilevel analyses and examining mediating effects of teachers' practices on students' motivational orientations. In this multi-cohort study, we analyzed in…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, State Programs, Program Implementation, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Thurlings, Marieke; Evers, Arnoud T.; Vermeulen, Marjan – Review of Educational Research, 2015
Innovative behavior can be described as a process in which new ideas are generated, created, developed, applied, promoted, realized, and modified by employees to benefit role performance. Various reasons, such as rapid technological and social changes in society, underline the necessity for innovative behavior of employees and certainly of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Educational Innovation, Teacher Behavior
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Gerick, Julia; Eickelmann, Birgit; Bos, Wilfried – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2017
The increasing relevance of information and communication technologies (ICT) and society's transition towards an information or knowledge society have led to the emergence of new challenges for schools and school systems. Thus, the need for students to develop new forms of skills like "digital literacy" or "computer and information…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Secondary School Students
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Strohmer, Janina; Mischo, Christoph – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
In this study, the development of prospective early childhood teachers' competencies during teacher education is investigated. In detail, early childhood teachers' beliefs about the relevance of competencies, their competence-related self-concept and objective measures of knowledge regarding language and language development were assessed.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Self Concept, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Mischo, Christoph – Professional Development in Education, 2015
The transition from education to work is a challenge for early childhood teachers. In this study, competence self-ratings of 348 German early childhood teachers were investigated one year before, at the end of and four months after early childhood teacher education at universities and vocational schools. Perceived competence was assessed by means…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Competencies
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Lauri, M. A.; Borg, J.; Gunnel, T.; Gillum, R. – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
Media education forms part of the National Minimum Curriculum of England, Malta and Germany. Teacher training courses differ greatly in how teachers are prepared to teach media education. In this paper we shall investigate the attitudes of a sample of teachers trained in England, Malta and in Germany towards their perceived importance of media…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Questionnaires
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Ihme, Toni A.; Möller, Jens – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
"Stereotype threat" is defined as a situational threat that diminishes performance, originating from a negative stereotype about one's own social group. In 3 studies, we seek to determine whether there are indeed negative stereotypes of students who have chosen a career in teaching, and whether the performance of these students is…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Stereotypes, Negative Attitudes, Student Attitudes