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Rowbotham, Melodie A. – Illinois Education Research Council, 2015
Continued employment and advancement for faculty members depends upon growth in teaching practices; thus, there is a need for faculty across all disciplines to understand best instructional practices and the strategies that develop effective teaching behaviors and skills. While faculty members at the university level are considered experts in…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Teaching Skills
Donahue, Tara; Ho, Hsiang-Yah; Knotts, Ashli – McREL International, 2015
The purpose of this study evaluates the work completed in the "Jefferson County Public Schools" (JCPS) project, "Making Time for What Matters Most", aiming to improve student achievement, narrow achievement gaps, strengthen students' college readiness skills, and increase the percentages of students who graduate and go on to…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Program Evaluation, Educational Improvement, Improvement Programs
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Mottet, Timothy P.; Beebe, Steven A.; Raffeld, Paul C.; Medlock, Amanda L. – Communication Education, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of student verbal and nonverbal responsiveness on teacher self-efficacy and job satisfaction. Over a quarter (26%) of the total variance in teacher self-efficacy and over half (53%) of the total variance in teacher job satisfaction were attributable to student verbal and nonverbal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Nonverbal Communication, Verbal Communication
Richardson, Hannah – Online Submission, 2017
This research explores solutions and challenges pertaining to a child's development of self-efficacy. After working with fifth grade students in a public education setting, Inoticed an increased reliance on teachers for both creative and procedural directions. This paper explores research of educators who examine the internal and external factors…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Self Management, Grade 5, Check Lists
Alonzo, Julie; Tindal, Gerald; McCoy, Jan – Behavioral Research and Teaching, 2005
This technical report describes the development, pilot testing, and revision of a survey instrument designed to measure secondary school teachers' perceptions of their efficacy working with students from diverse backgrounds. A brief review of relevant literature frames the current study in the context of survey development that is technically…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Student Diversity
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Worth, Jack; Sizmur, Juliet; Ager, Rob; Styles, Ben – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
The project, "Oxford Improving Numeracy and Literacy Programme," was delivered by Oxford University Department of Education. This evaluation tested two different initiatives with Year 2 children: "Mathematics and Reasoning" and "Literacy and Morphemes." The "Mathematics and Reasoning" programme aimed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numeracy, Program Evaluation, Elementary School Mathematics
Cowley, Kimberly S.; Voelkel, Susan; Finch, Nicole L.; Meehan, Merrill L. – Appalachia Educational Laboratory at Edvantia (NJ1), 2005
The Perceptions Of School Culture (POSC) instrument was designed to measure the perceptions of a school staff regarding various dimensions of school culture contained in a hypothesized model of school cultural change. Specifically, this model posits that the development of a high-performance learning culture is influenced by school vision and…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Teacher Effectiveness, School Culture, Educational Environment
Mostafa, Tarek; Pál, Judit – OECD Publishing, 2018
In 2015, for the first time in its history, PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment) asked teachers to describe the various aspects of their working environment and teaching practices. This paper examines how teacher, student, and school characteristics are related to science teachers' satisfaction in 19 PISA-participating…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Evidence, Teacher Surveys
Horng, Eileen; Zheng, Xinhua; Lit, Ira; Darling-Hammond, Linda – Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, 2015
This technical report is one of five publications from the larger study, "Teaching for a Changing World: The Graduates of Bank Street College of Education." This report documents the influence of Bank Street teacher preparation programs based upon surveys of graduates, surveys of comparison teachers, surveys of employers, and an analysis…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Schools of Education, Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Students
Noell, George H. – Louisiana Board of Regents, 2005
Analyses were conducted replicating pilot work examining the feasibility of using the Louisiana's educational assessment data in concert with the Louisiana Educational Assessment Data System (LEADS) database and other associated databases to assess teacher preparation programs. The degree of matching across years and the degree of matching between…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness
Li, Dan; Benton, Stephen L.; Brown, Ron; Sullivan, Patricia; Ryalls, Kenneth R. – IDEA Center, Inc., 2016
This report describes statistical analyses performed on data collected in the Spring of 2015 from the pilot study of proposed revised and new items in the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction (SRI) system. Described are the methods employed, results obtained, and decisions made in selecting items for the updated instruments. The procedures occurred…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Rating Scales, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Course Evaluation
Osmundson, Ellen; Dai, Yunyun; Herman, Joan – National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), 2011
This efficacy study was designed to examine the traditional FOSS curriculum (Delta Publishing, Full Option Science System/FOSS, magnetism and electricity, structures of life, and water modules, 2005), and the new ASK/FOSS curriculum (magnetism and electricity, structures of life, and water modules, 2005), a revised version of the original FOSS…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 3, Grade 4, Elementary School Science
Fuchs, Lynn S.; Fuchs, Douglas – National Center on Student Progress Monitoring, 2011
Progress monitoring focuses on individualized decision making in general and special education with respect to academic skill development at the elementary grades. Progress monitoring is conducted frequently (at least monthly) and is designed to: (1) Estimate rates of improvement; (2) Identify students who are not demonstrating adequate progress…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Reading, Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation
Sonmark, Kristina; Révai, Nóra; Gottschalk, Francesca; Deligiannidi, Karolina; Burns, Tracey – OECD Publishing, 2017
What is the nature of teachers' pedagogical knowledge? The Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning Teacher Knowledge Survey (ITEL TKS) set out to answer this question in a pilot study that ran in five countries: Estonia, Greece, Hungary Israel, and the Slovak Republic. Using convenience samples, the pilot assessed the pedagogical knowledge base…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
Lin, Cheng-Yao – Online Submission, 2008
This study explored the efficacy of web-based instruction in topics in elementary school mathematics in fostering teachers' confidence and competence in using instructional technology, and thereby promoting more positive attitudes toward using computers and Internet resources in the mathematics classroom. The results indicated that students who…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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