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Curry, Tiffany D. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
For decades, researchers have studied teacher efficacy. In the past decade or so, however, collective teacher efficacy has been at the forefront of educational research as an extension of teacher self-efficacy. Educational researchers have been studying this construct to determine its impact on student achievement, teacher quality, and school…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
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Wang, Li-Yi; Tan, Liang-See; Li, Jen-Yi; Tan, Irene; Lim, Xue-Fang – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Developing a high level of efficacy can be challenging to teachers who work with low-achieving students. The authors adopted a pragmatic qualitative research design to investigate the sources of efficacy information reported by five high-efficacy teachers and four low-efficacy teachers of secondary low-achieving students in Singapore. The results…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Teaching Methods, Self Efficacy, Qualitative Research
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Althauser, Krista – Teacher Development, 2015
A quantitative approach was used to investigate the impact of a district-wide, job-embedded mathematics professional development program on elementary teachers' general and personal efficacy. This investigation was based on the principles of mathematics professional development, efficacy theory, and student achievement. It was designed to…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Self Efficacy, Measures (Individuals), Mathematics Instruction
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Katz, Sara; Stupel, Moshe – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2016
Individuals and societies that can use mathematics effectively in this period of rapid changes will have a voice on increasing the opportunities and potentials which can shape their future. This has brought affective characteristics, such as self-efficacy, that affect mathematics achievement into focus of the research. Teacher efficacy refers to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Persinski, Jacqueline L. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
This research study analyzed the impact of teacher self-efficacy and student engagement on eleventh-grade South Carolina U.S. History and Constitution end-of-course state exam scores. Research questions centered on analyzing the relationships between the variables of teacher efficacy, student engagement, and student achievement as measured by the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Learner Engagement, Grade 11, United States History
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Pas, Elise T.; Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Hershfeldt, Patricia A. – Journal of School Psychology, 2012
Although several studies relate low teacher efficacy and high burnout to the quality of instruction and students' academic achievement, there has been limited research examining factors that predict teacher efficacy and burnout. The current study employed a longitudinal, multilevel modeling approach to examine the influence of teacher- and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Burnout, Academic Achievement, Research
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Aslan, Berna – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: Teacher self-efficacy is important factor for school and student success. This study investigates the variables that explain teacher self-efficacy in Turkey and South Korea according to TALIS 2008 data. A detailed comparison was conducted and the state of the teaching profession in both countries is discussed. Purpose of the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
Snipes, Shaftina Fiesta – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this hermeneutic phenomenological was to describe teacher efficacy in the lived experiences of secondary teachers actively engaged in the instructional coaching process. The theoretical framework guiding this study was Albert Bandura's (1992) social cognitive theory as it expounds upon the role efficacy plays in human agency as it…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
Fancera, Samuel – Education Leadership Review, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between, and predictive value of, select school and teacher characteristics, and collective teacher efficacy (CTE). CTE is a strong predictor of school and student outcomes that principals may target to minimize the continued strong influence of socioeconomic status. Results from this…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership, Teacher Effectiveness, Institutional Characteristics
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Morris, David B.; Usher, Ellen L.; Chen, Jason A. – Educational Psychology Review, 2017
Teachers' efficacy beliefs are thought to influence not only their motivation and performance but also the achievement of their students. Scholars have therefore turned their attention toward the sources underlying these important teacher beliefs. This review seeks to evaluate the ways in which researchers have measured and conceptualized the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Motivation, Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods
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Shahzad, Khurram; Naureen, Sajida – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2017
The study of self-efficacy and its impact on human performance has intrigued many scholars during the last two decades, for example, Clayson and Sheffet, 2006; Nauta, 2004; Muijsand Rejnolds 2001; Bandura, 1997 and Soodak and Podell, 1993. This study was conducted with the objective to find out the impact ofteacher self-efficacy on the secondary…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
Zunino, Bernard J., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of the study was to determine if significant relationships existed among measures of elementary principals' leadership practices and measures of teacher self-efficacy as perceived by rural elementary teachers. Teachers' sense of efficacy has been related to teacher performance and student achievement. Teachers who have a strong sense…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Principals, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers
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Warren, Jeffrey M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
This literature review explores the potential impact of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) on teacher efficacy and student achievement. Research conducted to date, focusing on increasing teacher efficacy and student achievement, has produced mixed results. Teachers continue to think, emote, and behave in unhelpful ways. REBT appears to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Behavior Modification, School Counselors
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Putman, S. Michael – Action in Teacher Education, 2012
Teacher efficacy represents a powerful influence on the behaviors of teachers due to its impact on instructional choice, effort, and persistence. Yet few studies have been conducted examining differences in efficacy among groups of teachers with varying levels of experience, including those still engaged in teacher preparation programs. This study…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Learner Engagement, Experienced Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Walker, Jeff; Slear, Sharon – NASSP Bulletin, 2011
There is a positive relationship between high levels of teacher efficacy and increased student achievement as well as a positive link between principal behavior and teacher efficacy. A diverse group of middle school teachers from a mid-Atlantic state were surveyed. Responses from 366 teachers were analyzed to determine whether various principal…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Middle School Teachers, Teaching Experience, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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