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ERIC Number: EJ1112457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1691-4147
The Effect of Professional Development on Teacher Efficacy and Teachers' Self-Analysis of Their Efficacy Change
Yoo, Julia H.
Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, v18 n1 p84-94 2016
The current study examined the effect of an online professional development learning experience on teachers' self-efficacy through 148 (Male = 22; Female = 126) K-12 teachers and school educators. The Teachers' Self-Efficacy Scale (TSES) developed by Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk Hoy (2001) was administered twice with a five-week gap. Additionally, all participants' descriptive self-analysis of their own score change was examined to analyze teachers' attributions of their self-efficacy change. Both quantitative and qualitative methodologies were used to analyze the data. The findings indicated that teacher efficacy increased as a result of their online professional development experience. Participants' self-analysis of their efficacy change provided some possible explanations for mixed reports for the influence of experience on teacher efficacy
UNESCO Chair on Interplay of Tradition and Innovation in ESD. Parades 1-220, Daugavpils University, Daugavplis LV-5401, Latvia. Tel: 371-6542-5452; Fax: 371-6542-2890; e-mail: unescochair@du.lv; Web site: http://www.du.lv
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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