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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
Parker, Jack Lee, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purposes of this study were twofold: determine how teacher perceptions change over time in their ability to create a desired effect on student learning and examine the differences between principal and teacher perceptions of teacher efficacy. Principals and teachers at 150 public schools, broken down as 50 from elementary schools with a grade…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Teachers, Principals, Middle School Teachers
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Shi, Qingmin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Teacher efficacy in a particular content area is seen as an important factor shaping teaching practice and student learning in the Western literature. However, inadequate efforts have been made to examine this assumption empirically. Drawing on the Trends of International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011 mathematics teachers' data at the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Social Cognition
Awkard, Tiffany – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
Teachers can regain their sense of efficacy if school leaders engage them in a systematic process, the Reflective Action Protocol, of reflecting on their classroom expectations and practices, making adjustments, and taking careful note of improvements in student learning. This process asks instructionally focused questions that push teachers to…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Skills, Observation
McCluskey, Katherine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Income disparity continues to increase across the United States as more students are coming from environments of low-income homes, racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds limited English proficiency, and high mobility rates which have contributed to disparity in educational achievement. The overarching question that drove this study was…
Descriptors: School District Wealth, Self Efficacy, Teacher Expectations of Students, High Schools
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Ciampa, Katia; Gallagher, Tiffany L. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2018
This study explored Canadian and American pre-service elementary teachers' self-efficacy beliefs for literacy instruction, as well as the contextual factors (i.e., course and field experiences) that contribute to these self-efficacy beliefs. Survey data were collected over a two-year period at the beginning and end of a required elementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Comparative Analysis
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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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Akan, Durdagi – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
This study aims to determine the relationship between school administrators' leadership styles and the collective teacher efficacy based on teachers' perceptions. In line with this objective, the multifactor leadership style scale and the collective teacher efficacy scale were applied on 223 teachers who were working in the province of Erzurum.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Teacher Effectiveness
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Van Schagen Johnson, Amy; La Paro, Karen M.; Crosby, Danielle A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
The current study explored early practicum experiences (those occurring before student teaching) in an early childhood birth to kindergarten teacher education program. Undergraduates enrolled in practicum courses completed questionnaires about their overall practicum experience including: socio-emotional components (their perceived fit with their…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Student Teacher Attitudes
Heflebower, Tammy; Hoegh, Jan; Warrick, Phil – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
Getting initial instruction right is essential for improving student and teacher efficacy. Teachers are more likely to hit the mark when they work with colleagues to unpack the standards before instruction. By designing what the authors call a "proficiency scale," and aligning instructional strategies for the varied levels, teachers can…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Collaboration, Academic Standards, Alignment (Education)
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Fisher, Yael; Kostelitz, Yifat – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2015
This research examines the influence of teachers' views regarding parental involvement on their perception of self-efficacy. Data were collected from a sample of 319 Israeli elementary schools teachers. A path analysis procedure was employed to test the mediating effect of personal background and organizational variables and perceived parental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Parent Participation
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Chang, Yu-Liang – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of fifth-grade mathematics teachers' efficacy (MTE) on their students' mathematics self-efficacy (SMSE) and mathematical achievement (SMA) in classrooms. Two mathematics efficacy instruments were administered to 58 classes (i.e. 58 teachers and 1244 fifth-graders respectively) to gather data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Türkoglu, Muhammet Emin; Cansoy, Ramazan; Parlar, Hanifi – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Teaching in the 21st century poses many challenges for teachers, and thus, they need to take on more roles in their schools to meet the expectations of students, parents and the school community. In this regard, this study examined the relationship between teachers' self-efficacy beliefs and their job satisfaction. Participants of the study were…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Elementary School Teachers
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Gencay, Okkes Alpaslan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The main purpose of this study is to determine the validity and reliability of the Teacher Efficacy Scale in Physical Education (TESPE) in Turkey's conditions, and to test if there are any differences in gender and teaching experience of Turkish PE teachers. Turkish version of the scale was administered to 257 physical education teachers (184…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teaching Experience
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Atiles, Julia Teresa; Douglas, Jonathan Robert; Allexsaht-Snider, Martha – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore early childhood teachers' sense of efficacy for working with immigrant children. In addition, this study examined the relationship of early childhood teachers' sense of efficacy to their multicultural attitudes. Design/methodology/approach: Ninety early childhood teacher participants completed a…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Student Diversity, Self Efficacy
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