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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
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
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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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
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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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Sahin, Harun – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Teacher self-efficacy is related to teachers or pre-service teachers feeling competent in their profession. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the pre-service teachers' self-efficacy perceptions and their emotional intelligence and self-esteem. The study group of the current research comprised a total of 212…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Self Efficacy, Emotional Intelligence, Correlation
Bonton, Celeste – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Students with disabilities are a specific group of the student population that are guaranteed rights that allow them to receive a free and unbiased education in an environment with their non-disabled peers. The importance of this study relates to providing students with disabilities with the opportunity to receive instruction from the most…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Special Education, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Goroshit, Mariana; Hen, Meirav – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Research has shown that teachers' self-efficacy and empathy are two of the most important variables consistently related to outcomes of positive teaching and student learning. Emotional self-efficacy refers to peoples' judgment regarding their own capacity to process emotional information accurately and effectively. It is considered a powerful…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Emotional Response, Teacher Attitudes, Empathy
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Richardson, Greer M.; Byrne, Laurel L.; Liang, Ling L. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Recognizing that teaching efficacy beliefs influence pedagogical content knowledge, this study assesses the impact of a general methods course on preservice teachers' efficacy beliefs and instructional planning of environmental education content. The course used explicit and visible strategies to support pedagogical and content knowledge…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Beliefs, Self Efficacy
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Shahzad, Khurram; Naureen, Sajida – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2017
The study of self-efficacy and its impact on human performance has intrigued many scholars during the last two decades, for example, Clayson and Sheffet, 2006; Nauta, 2004; Muijsand Rejnolds 2001; Bandura, 1997 and Soodak and Podell, 1993. This study was conducted with the objective to find out the impact ofteacher self-efficacy on the secondary…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
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Snyder, Scott; Fisk, Timarie – Research in the Schools, 2016
Teaching artists have significant roles within K-12 schools. Although some research has been conducted to describe the characteristics, training, and employment experiences of teaching artists, no study has been conducted concerning the self-efficacy that such individuals have regarding teaching. The purpose of the study was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Artists, Art, Art Education
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