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Song, Jia – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2016
The current study aims to evaluate teachers' self-efficacy and attitudes towards inclusive classrooms in Japan and Korea. Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES; Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk, [Tschannen-Moran, M., 2001]) and Scale of Teachers' Attitudes Towards Inclusive Classrooms (STATIC; Cochran, [Cochran, H., 1998]) were completed by 191…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
Rimpola, Raquel C. – Online Submission, 2011
High school mathematics inclusion classes help provide all students the access to rigorous curriculum. This study provides information about the teacher efficacy of high school mathematics co-teachers. It considers the influence of the amount of collaborative planning time on the efficacy of co-teachers. A quantitative research design was used,…
Descriptors: Research Design, Teacher Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis, Teaching Methods
Redmon, Robert J. – Online Submission, 2007
A cohort of students in a teacher preparation program completed questionnaires measuring their feelings of teacher self efficacy at three points in the program. Results suggest that pre-service teachers' feelings of self efficacy do improve as a result of their participation in such programs. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table. Teacher Efficacy…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Questionnaires, Student Teachers
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Thrasher, Emily; Starling, Tina; Lovett, Jennifer N.; Doerr, Helen M.; Lee, Hollylynne S. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2015
This paper explores the impact on teachers' self-efficacy to teach statistics from a graduate course aimed to develop teachers' knowledge of inferential statistics through engaging in data analysis using technology. This study uses qualitative and quantitative data from the Self-Efficacy to Teach Statistics Survey (Harrell-Williams et al., 2013)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Graduate Students, Statistical Inference
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Téllez, Kip; Manthey, George – Learning Environments Research, 2015
Data suggest that teachers lack confidence in teaching English language learners (ELLs). Teachers' perceived shortcomings have been identified but little is known about why these perceptions exist or how they might be associated with broader measures of efficacy. We surveyed 578 Californian teachers of ELLs to explore the relations among teachers'…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, English (Second Language)
Hwang, Young Suk; Vrongistinos, Konstantinos – Online Submission, 2004
The purpose of the study is to examine 27 immigrant teachers' understanding of teaching Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Students. The participants were asked to respond to the 18-item survey of Teacher Efficacy of English Language Learners. The implications of the findings for the cultural differences in teacher efficacy are discussed. Appended…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Cultural Differences, Teacher Effectiveness, Limited English Speaking
Topolovcan, Tomislav; Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of this study was to establish whether there are differences between the computer self-efficacy of pupils and teachers (N = 507) in the context of the classroom, as a developing workplace of the teacher in elementary education. The survey covered 184 teachers and 323 pupils in elementary school. The results show that there is no…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Students
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2008
Teachers educate children in a way that potentially leads these learners to become active agents in constructing a better world. The present study examined teacher candidates' beliefs about the characteristics of self-regulated teacher. Specifically, teacher candidates (N = 71) described the characteristics of a teacher with high teacher's…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Teacher Characteristics
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2006
The present study examined whether the association between teachers' self-efficacy beliefs and academic performance is mediated by their homework's self-efficacy beliefs and use of self-regulatory learning strategies. Path analyses were conducted. The final model revealed that teachers' self-efficacy beliefs have an indirect effect on their…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Homework, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy
Ross, John A.; Hogaboam-Gray, Anne; Gray, Peter – 2003
Collective teacher efficacy refers to teacher perceptions that they constitute an effective instructional team, capable of bringing about learning in students. Previous research demonstrates that a school staff with a strong sense of collective efficacy is likely to generate high student achievement. This study of 2,170 teachers in 141 elementary…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Participative Decision Making
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Fisher, Ryan; Rose, Paige – Texas Music Education Research, 2011
As one of the recognized media of the Orff-Schulwerk method of music instruction, movement is fundamental to music specialists' teaching. It can embody the mantra of "sound before sign," and provide the means by which students experience the kinesthetic learning that is so natural to their musical development. Because there are multiple…
Descriptors: Music Education, Age Differences, Pretests Posttests, Scores
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2009
This study examined the most frequently listed characteristics of teachers with a high degree of self-efficacy identified by certified teachers enrolled in a classroom management course. Findings: a) high self-efficacy is an important belief that teacher most posses and b) teachers can promote delay of gratification among their students.…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Masters Programs, Classroom Techniques, Secondary Education
Mitchell, Laura A. – Online Submission, 2009
In an invitational learning environment (Purkey, 1991; Schmidt, 2004), 7 teachers began the process of identifying their cultural identity and perspectives, naming ways that they used their cultural identity with their culturally diverse students, and discovering culturally responsive teaching pedagogies that they could use in their classrooms. In…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals), Workshops, Empathy
Freytag, Cathy E. – 2001
This study defined teacher efficacy beliefs, discussed teacher attitudes toward inclusion, and investigated the impact of preservice experiences. It hypothesized that there would be a significant mean difference in teachers' efficacy scores and the number of preservice courses addressing inclusion and that there would be a mean difference between…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
Henson, Robin K. – 2001
Founded in social cognitive theory, teachers' self-efficacy beliefs have been repeatedly associated with positive teaching behaviors and student outcomes. However, the concept of teacher efficacy has been complicated by issues related to construct validity and measurement integrity. The study of teacher efficacy now stands on the verge of…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Measurement Techniques, Research Methodology
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