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Cantrell, Susan Chambers; Almasi, Janice F.; Carter, Janis C.; Rintamaa, Margaret – Reading Psychology, 2013
This study investigated teachers' efficacy and implementation in the context of a supplemental intervention for struggling adolescent readers. It examined teachers' efficacy at the start of their intervention training and investigated relationships among teachers' efficacy, implementation, and students' reading progress. The efficacy and…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Literacy, Adolescents, Grade 6
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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
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Guo, Ying; Justice, Laura M.; Sawyer, Brook; Tompkins, Virginia – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
This study examined how teacher (teaching experience, perceptions of teacher collaboration and teacher influence) and classroom (children's engagement) characteristics predicted teacher self-efficacy for 48 preschool teachers in the U.S. Results showed a significant interaction effect between teachers' perceptions of collaboration and children's…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Influence, Preschool Teachers
Hollender, Ian – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Since the 1970's there has been a movement in the United States aimed at increasing the integration of students with disabilities among non-disabled peers in general education classes. The practice of inclusion--full integration of students regardless of the severity of disability--is not uniformly accepted. While many agree with the ideals and…
Descriptors: Class Size, Teacher Effectiveness, Construct Validity, Test Validity
Simon, Flora Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This qualitative study explores the experiences and learning of five new teachers with less than three years in the classroom as they engaged in a study group. This research highlights the ways that participation in a study group enhanced teacher efficacy and supported their retention. The research reveals that power and authority over…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Beginning Teachers, Communities of Practice
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Wu, Yin – International Education Studies, 2016
This study intends to compare and contrast student and school factors that are associated with students' mathematics self-efficacy in the United States and China. Using hierarchical linear regressions to analyze the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 data, this study compares math self-efficacy, achievement, and variables…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Instruction, Socioeconomic Status
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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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Son, Ji-Won; Han, Seong Won; Kang, Chungseo; Kwon, Oh Nam – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast student, teacher, and school factors that are associated with student mathematics achievement in South Korea and the United States. Using the data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011, this study examines factors that are linked to teachers who deliver…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Educational Quality
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Martin, Jeffrey J.; McCaughtry, Nate; Kulinna, Pamela; Cothran, Donetta; Faust, Roberta – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2008
The purpose of our study was to examine the impact of mentoring-based professional development on physical education teachers' efficacy. Experienced mentor teachers were paired (n = 15) with inexperienced protege teachers (n = 15) at the beginning of a yearlong intervention study. It was hypothesized that teachers would increase their efficacy to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Mentors, Self Efficacy, Computer Attitudes
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Swars, Susan Lee; Daane, C. J.; Giesen, Judy – School Science and Mathematics, 2006
The study investigated the relationship between mathematics anxiety and mathematics teacher efficacy among elementary preservice teachers. Participants included 28 elementary preservice teachers at a mid-size university in the southeastern United States who had just completed a mathematics methods course. Data sources included the Mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Swanson, Peter – Canadian Modern Language Review, 2012
There is a shortage of second/foreign language (S/FL) teachers in many parts of the world and the attrition rates are startling. The present study, grounded in social cognitive theory, investigates Canadian and US teachers' (N = 1065) sense of efficacy in teaching languages as it relates to teacher attrition. Findings indicate that S/FL teachers…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Second Language Learning
Mitchell, Marianne – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The shortage of teachers necessitates systems of certification that quickly provide teachers for the field, especially in hard to staff schools. Alternative certification programs have attempted to address the need by enlisting non-certified college graduates and offering these individuals shortcuts to certification, special assistance, or…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Certification, Alternative Teacher Certification, Disadvantaged Schools
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Cravens, Xiu; Drake, Timothy A.; Goldring, Ellen; Schuermann, Patrick – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the viability of implementing a protocol-guided model designed to provide structure and focus for teacher collaboration from Shanghai in today's US public schools. The authors examine whether the new model, Teacher Peer Excellence Group (TPEG), fosters the desired key features of productive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Instructional Improvement, Peer Groups
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Worch, Eric A.; Li, Lan; Herman, Terry L. – Education Research and Perspectives, 2012
Although research on the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) with science instruction has identified significant benefits to students and teachers, K-12 teachers tend to underutilize ICT in their science instruction. This study used a quasi-experimental design to measure preservice early childhood teachers' attitudes…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Self Efficacy, Children, Control Groups
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Huntington, Heidi; Worrell, Tracy – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Studies show that use of computer-based information communication technologies (ICTs) can have positive impacts on student motivation and learning. The present study examines the issue of ICT adoption in the classroom by expanding the Technology Acceptance Model to identify factors that contribute to teacher acceptance and use of these…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Use Studies, Secondary School Teachers, Performance Factors
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