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Thomas, Kendra E.; Mucherah, Winnie M. – Education and Urban Society, 2016
This study's purpose was to examine the self-efficacy of preservice teachers throughout an immersive learning semester and compare it with a control group. The study suggests that a community-based immersive program supports preservice teacher efficacy development within the dynamic cultural context of families and schools. The immersive learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Comparative Analysis, Control Groups
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Liaw, En-Chong – Teacher Development, 2017
To investigate the context-related teacher efficacy (TE) of experienced teachers in Taiwan, this study examined elementary English teachers more than a decade after a major educational reform to determine whether their TE levels were affected by school location (e.g. urban vs. suburban). The 438 responses to the adapted Teacher Efficacy Scale…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Language Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Mohar, Tunku Mohani Tunku; Singh, Charajit Kaur Swaran; Kepol, Napisah; Ahmad, Ahmad Zainuri Loap; Moneyam, Sasigaran – English Language Teaching, 2017
The present study investigated the beliefs and efficacy of a teacher teaching English to students who were weak at the language. The objective of the study was mainly to investigate the beliefs and efficacy of the ESL teacher for teaching writing to weak learners. The research was a case study of the English Language teacher teaching Form Three…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Language Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness
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Sehgal, Prachee; Nambudiri, Ranjeet; Mishra, Sushanta Kumar – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: Teacher effectiveness has been a matter of concern not only for the parents and students but also for the policy makers, researchers, and educationists. Drawing from the "self-efficacy" theory (Bandura, 1977), the purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between teacher self-efficacy and teacher effectiveness. In…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Principals, Leadership Effectiveness
Alpaslan, Muhammet Mustafa; Ulubey, Ozgur; Yildirim, Kasim – Online Submission, 2018
In this study, it was aimed to investigate the contributions of support and class belonging to teacher self-efficacy. A total of 357 teacher candidates from the different departments enrolled in the Pedagogical Formation Education Certificate Program at a state university in the Aegean Region of Turkey participated in the study. Teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Sense of Community, Classroom Environment
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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
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Hsu, Wan-Chen; Chiang, Chia-Hsun; Chuang, Hsueh-Hua – Educational Gerontology, 2015
This study investigated the relationships of teacher efficacy, perceived organizational control, and the teacher-student age gap with teachers' retirement attitudes. Stratified random sampling was adopted to collect survey responses. A total of 498 valid surveys from 33 elementary schools were collected. Correlational analyses revealed significant…
Descriptors: Teacher Retirement, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy
Coleman, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this action research project was to collect both qualitative and quantitative data to acquire information in teacher efficacy from the viewpoint of teachers themselves so that pedagogical practices could be enhanced to better serve the special needs student population. In this study, the relationship between teachers' perception of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Practices, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education Teachers
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Delale-O'Connor, Lori Ann; Alvarez, Adam J.; Murray, Ira E.; Milner, H. Richard, IV – Theory Into Practice, 2017
In this article, we focus on connections between and among teachers' self-efficacy beliefs, classroom management practices, and the cradle to prison pipeline. Drawing from Bandura's (1986) theorization of self-efficacy, we discuss how teachers' beliefs shape their classroom management practices and how these beliefs and practices can be essential…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Influences
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Isiksal-Bostan, Mine – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The aim of this longitudinal study was to examine prospective teachers' mathematics teaching efficacy belief during their enrollment in teacher education program and at the end of their first year of teaching. In addition, the factors that enhance or inhibit participants' efficacy belief and how these factors affect their mathematics teaching…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Pedota, Paul J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
As they embrace their new profession, teachers across the country face many challenges as they strive to reach all students and have each succeed. Student success or lack of success impacts teacher self-efficacy, and ultimately the decision as to whether to remain in the profession. This article explores how teachers can support the academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Concept
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McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Clement, Haley Q. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
The educational importance of teacher self-efficacy necessitates research into variables presumed to significantly influence teacher self-efficacy. In the current study, the role of personal and programmatic variables on the self-efficacy of school-based agriculture teachers was explored. Self-efficacy was measured in five aspects of the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Agricultural Education, Multiple Regression Analysis, Predictor Variables
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Torre Gibney, Daniela; Preston, Courtney; Drake, Timothy A.; Goldring, Ellen; Cannata, Marisa – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2017
This study examines how school structures and policies shape school culture to ultimately influence student success in one urban high school. We develop a model that explains how caring and personalized connections between students and teachers, coupled with a focus on academic press and support, interact with teacher efficacy to influence student…
Descriptors: Student Responsibility, High School Students, Case Studies, Educational Policy
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Gibbs, Simon; Powell, Ben – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2012
Background: Previous work has yielded knowledge of teachers' attributions for children's behaviour. Other studies have helped to develop understanding of teachers' efficacy beliefs. Little work has been undertaken to examine teachers' efficacy beliefs with regard to classroom behaviour. Aims: This study aimed to investigate the relationship…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Strategies, Self Efficacy
Sanchez, Kendall – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation addresses the problem of teacher self-efficacy theory being largely absent as a concept of study in composition studies, despite the field maintaining a primary focus on issues like teacher development and effective composition pedagogy. This absence of the study of teacher self-efficacy, defined as "a [teacher's] judgment…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Writing Teachers, Writing (Composition), Self Efficacy
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