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Wenn, Britta; Mulholland, Rosemary; Timmons, Wendy; Zanker, Yvonne – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Theories of emotional intelligence (EI) have already been applied successfully in the field of education, and EI has been found to predict different aspects of teaching such as influencing teachers' self-efficacy beliefs (TSEB). This study aims to explore potential associations between EI, TSEB, and length of teaching experience amongst dance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Effectiveness
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Muijs, Daniel; Reynolds, David – Journal of Classroom Interaction, 2015
In this study, we looked at the relationship between teacher behaviors, teacher beliefs, teacher self-efficacy, and teacher subject knowledge with student achievement in mathematics. Data was collected from 103 primary school teachers and 2,148 students in the UK using achievement tests, classroom observation, and questionnaires. Structural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Davison, Patricia; Duffy, Joseph – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2017
This article details a mixed methods study designed to examine the impact of a group process consultation model in helping staff manage challenging behaviour in the nurture group setting. It relates to two geographical clusters of staff, including teachers and teaching assistants, running 11 nurture groups in a major metropolitan area in the UK,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consultation Programs, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Robertson, Caroline; Dunsmuir, Sandra – Educational Psychology, 2013
Using the psychological framework of rational-emotive behaviour therapy, the principal aim of this study was to establish whether irrational beliefs, self-efficacy or pupil behaviour predicted teacher reports of stress. A secondary aim was to establish whether these variables, in addition to teachers' verbal feedback to pupils in class, predicted…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Self Efficacy, Therapy, Behavior Modification
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Kaye, Linda K.; Brewer, Gayle – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
The current study examined approaches to teaching in a postgraduate psychology sample. This included considering teaching-focused (information transfer) and student-focused (conceptual changes in understanding) approaches to teaching. Postgraduate teachers of psychology (N = 113) completed a questionnaire measuring their use of a teacher- or…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Psychology, Graduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Brady, Katy; Woolfson, Lisa – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2008
Background: Identifying the factors that influence teacher beliefs about teaching children with learning difficulties is important for the success of inclusive education. This study explores the relationship between teachers' role, self-efficacy, attitudes towards disabled people, teaching experience and training, on teachers' attributions for…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Teacher Characteristics, Inclusive Schools, Self Efficacy
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Mackenzie, Suzanne – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2012
There has been a substantial amount of research on why teachers leave the profession but little on why they stay. The paper will follow Day et al.'s work (2007) in examining the factors that determine which teachers will maintain resilience and stay in the profession, focusing particularly on those who worked as special educational needs…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Focus Groups, Disabilities, Rewards
Nichols, Shannon; Parsons, Jim – Online Submission, 2010
In the face of the century-old call for democracy in education by John Dewey, this paper explores how and why teachers have been systemically removed from efficacy within the educational system in which they live and work. The paper examines historical trends that work to limit teachers' institutional power and become obstacles to teacher voice.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Responsibility, Professional Autonomy, Teaching Methods
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Bradley-Levine, Jill – Journal of School Public Relations, 2008
This article considers how the private finance initiative, a contract for infrastructure, affected teachers' perceptions of efficacy, job satisfaction, and morale at an urban secondary school in the United Kingdom. Qualitative data collection techniques, including unstructured observation and semistructured personal interviews, were utilized to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Job Satisfaction
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de Silva, Eugene, Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
While the great scientists of the past recognized a need for a multidisciplinary approach, today's schools often treat math and science as subjects separate from the rest. This not only creates a disinterest among students, but also a potential learning gap once students reach college and then graduate into the workforce. "Cases on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Hands on Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Call, Kairen – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Since the publication of results from the first iteration of testing within the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the ensuing media consternation and political rhetoric about teacher quality in education systems around the world, professional standards for teachers have been considered, developed and implemented globally in…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Achievement Tests
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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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Hastings, Richard P.; Bham, Mohammed S. – School Psychology International, 2003
Explores the properties of a measure of student behavior in the classroom, and tests the prediction of burnout dimensions from dimensions of student behavior. Focuses on the potential role of psychological variables such as teacher self-efficacy and coping strategies in explaining how teacher well-being is effected by student behavior in the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Coping, Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables
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Wheeldon, Ruth – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
The effect of intervention activities on the chemistry content knowledge of 92 preservice chemistry teachers (PSCT) was examined via a pre and post true/false with confidence level test focusing on ionisation energy values and the use of a common alternative conception (AC). Data were collected from three cohorts of PSCT each engaged in a one year…
Descriptors: Science Education, Chemistry, Science Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Suto, Irenka; Elliott, Gill; Rushton, Nicky; Mehta, Sanjana – Educational Studies, 2012
We explored teachers' views and students' experiences of going beyond the syllabus in Advanced (A) level Mathematics. Questionnaires were sent to teachers and students in a sample of 200 schools and colleges. Teachers were asked about the necessity, importance and benefits of additional teaching. Students were asked about the extra activities they…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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