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Dicke, Theresa; Parker, Philip D.; Marsh, Herbert W.; Kunter, Mareike; Schmeck, Annett; Leutner, Detlev – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
While the roles of student misbehavior and teacher self-efficacy in teacher burnout have been investigated, there is still a pressing need to determine the processes involved and the degree to which these generalize across early career teachers. The present research integrates findings on teacher self-efficacy, occupational stressors, and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Burnout
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Klug, Julia; Bruder, Simone; Schmitz, Bernhard – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2016
Diagnosing is one of teachers' key competences. Lately, a new model of teachers' diagnostic competence and therewith a new measurement method focusing on diagnosing students' learning behavior in an interdisciplinary approach have been developed. They can build a basis for promoting teachers' diagnostic competence. However, some questions relevant…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Competence, Student Behavior, Teacher Attitudes
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Smit, Robbert; Weitzel, Holger; Blank, Robert; Rietz, Florian; Tardent, Josiane; Robin, Nicolas – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: Beginning teachers encounter several constraints with respect to scientific inquiry. Depending on their prior beliefs, knowledge and understanding, these constraints affect their teaching of inquiry. Purpose: To investigate quantitatively the longitudinal relationship between pre-service teachers' knowledge and attitudes on scientific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Zimmermann, Friederike; Rösler, Lena; Möller, Jens; Köller, Olaf – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
To support prospective teachers' professional development, teacher education should be characterised by conditions that help to prevent burnout and facilitate satisfaction. This study investigates predictors of burnout and satisfaction in teacher education by drawing on universities with different teacher education programme structures and assumed…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Burnout
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Hiller, Katharina; Reichhart, Barbara – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
The objective of teacher-training at university for political science is the development of professional competencies that enable teachers-in-training to act proficiently in all aspects of civic education. Although there are some studies that focus on civic education for teachers' professional competencies, most of them relate to general…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Decker, Anna-Theresia; Kunter, Mareike; Voss, Thamar – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
This study investigates whether the quality of discourse during teacher induction classes predicts beginning teachers' reflection and beliefs about teaching and learning mathematics. In a study with repeated measurements (interval 10 months), transmissive and constructivist beliefs of 536 German teacher candidates in their 2-year induction phase…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Reflection, Beliefs
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Strohmer, Janina; Mischo, Christoph – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
In this study, the development of prospective early childhood teachers' competencies during teacher education is investigated. In detail, early childhood teachers' beliefs about the relevance of competencies, their competence-related self-concept and objective measures of knowledge regarding language and language development were assessed.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Self Concept, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Mischo, Christoph – Professional Development in Education, 2015
The transition from education to work is a challenge for early childhood teachers. In this study, competence self-ratings of 348 German early childhood teachers were investigated one year before, at the end of and four months after early childhood teacher education at universities and vocational schools. Perceived competence was assessed by means…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Competencies