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Al-Shukri, Abdullah Khamis – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Research has documented that teacher self-efficacy has positive impacts on different aspects of teaching and learning. Yet, research on teacher self-efficacy in the field of teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) is relatively limited. Considering the powerful impacts of teacher self-efficacy on teaching and learning, it is crucial to pursue…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Cothran, Donetta; Kloeppel, Tiffany – Teacher Development, 2011
This study, grounded in Self-Efficacy Theory, investigated classroom teachers' self-efficacy changes related to teaching healthy behaviour content after participating in ongoing workshops. Participants were 50 male and female teachers at the primary (n = 17) and secondary (n = 33) levels from two schools in one Native American community. Teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, American Indians, Teacher Role
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Izadinia, Mahsa – English Language Teaching, 2011
Although critical pedagogy has defined new roles for teachers through which they can step beyond classroom concerns, there seems to be little attention to these roles in the conceptualization and measures of teacher efficacy. This study was an attempt to review the available literature and measures of teacher efficacy to find out whether the…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Construct Validity, Teacher Effectiveness
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Baleghizadeh, Sasan; Shakouri, Maryam – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
This study examined the relationship between some Iranian ESP instructors' self-efficacy and their teaching styles. To this end, 87 ESP instructors were selected from various universities in Tehran, Iran. Data were collected using the "Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale" and the "Teaching Styles Inventory" (version 3.0). Results…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Self Efficacy, College Faculty, Models
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Cerit, Yusuf – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2013
The purpose of the present study was to explore the relationships between classroom teachers' self-efficacy and their willingness to implement curriculum reform. The sample of this study included 255 classroom teachers. The data in this study were collected using the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale and the Teachers' Willingness to Implement…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Efficacy, Educational Change, Teaching Methods
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
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Klassen, Robert M.; Tze, Virginia M. C.; Betts, Shea M.; Gordon, Kelly A. – Educational Psychology Review, 2011
This review investigates the state of teacher self- and collective efficacy research conducted from 1998 to 2009. Two hundred and eighteen empirical articles published in 1998-2009 were examined for key characteristics and compared to research published in the previous 12 years (i.e., 1986-1997). Results from the review show increases in overall…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Educational Practices, Teacher Characteristics
Polczynski, Casey Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In 2012, nearly 50% of elementary visual art teachers were itinerant. Itinerant visual art teachers face unique challenges such as traveling between multiple schools that may influence their teaching effectiveness. Despite these prominent challenges, little research has addressed the relationship between the loss of teacher efficacy from working…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Art Teachers, Art Education, Teacher Effectiveness
Anderson, Emily Rose – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Teachers in a classical Christian environment oftentimes are not taught in the classic manner themselves, requiring different training from that in teacher-education programs. This study compared teacher self-efficacy between traditional Christian-education environments and classical Christian-education environments. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Grounded Theory
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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
Phillips, Daniel M. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between teacher efficacy levels and fifth grade Virginia SOL Mathematic achievement. This study sought to determine the extent to which personal efficacy, general efficacy, and total efficacy account for fifth grade Virginia Standards of Learning Mathematic achievement over and above…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Takahashi, Sola – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2011
Teachers' efficacy beliefs are critical to improving student learning, but we have yet to fully understand how these beliefs develop. The prevailing model of teachers' efficacy development emerges from cognitive theories, but sociocultural theories may add insights to modeling the impact of teachers' school contexts. This case study takes a…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods, Decision Making, Data
Willis, Mario – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The primary purpose of this study was to examine the effects that high-stakes tests have on middle school teachers' morale and teachers' efficacy in the state of Mississippi. The participants in this study were teachers in the areas of language arts, mathematics, and science at the middle school level. The researcher used a correlational design,…
Descriptors: Teacher Morale, Statistical Analysis, High Stakes Tests, Self Efficacy
Guenzler, April M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study sought to identify correlations between constructs of teacher leadership, teacher efficacy, and teacher evaluation. Teacher perceptual data of support of teacher leadership, perceptual data on personal teacher efficacy, and teacher self-reported scores from the North Carolina Educator Evaluation System were gathered. The relationships…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Correlation, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Attitudes
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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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