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Tärning, Betty; Silvervarg, Annika; Gulz, Agneta; Haake, Magnus – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2019
This study examines the effects of teachable agents' expressed self-efficacy on students. A total of 166 students, 10- to 11-years-old, used a teachable agent-based math game focusing on the base-ten number system. By means of data logging and questionnaires, the study compared the effects of high vs. low agent self-efficacy on the students'…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Mathematics Instruction
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Malm, Esther Kweiki; Henrich, Christopher; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel – Journal of School Violence, 2017
This study investigated associations of general and specific parental self-efficacy factors with bullying and peer victimization behaviors among 142 fourth and fifth graders and their parents. Using structural equation modeling, exploratory factor analysis was used to examine one general parenting self-efficacy measure and a bullying-specific…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Elementary School Students, Self Efficacy
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Cansoy, Ramazan; Polatcan, Mahmut; Parlar, Hanifi – World Journal of Education, 2018
In this study, 48 empirical studies on teacher self-efficacy published between 2000-2017 were reviewed in terms of certain basic characteristics, and the research trends were revealed in this area. According to the results obtained in the review, teacher self-efficacy studies in the Turkish context showed an increase in the course of time. Teacher…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Educational Technology
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Bulut, Ilhami; Topdemir, Selcuk – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study aims to evaluate elementary school math teachers' self-efficacy beliefs about classroom management. With the aim of investigating elementary school math teachers' self-efficacy beliefs about classroom management, a classroom management self-efficacy scale was developed. The 5 point Likert scale is composed of 46 items. The scale was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Beliefs
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Alkharusi, Hussain; Aldhafri, Said; Al-Hosni, Khoula; Al-Busaidi, Saleh; Al-Kharusi, Bader; Ambusaidi, Abdullah; Alrajhi, Marwa – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
A scale for measuring self-efficacy for teaching mathematics in grades 5 to 10 was developed in this study for teachers in Oman. The participants were 328 mathematics teachers randomly selected from five educational governorates in the Sultanate of Oman. Factorial structure of the scale revealed three subscales: self-efficacy for understanding the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers
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Unlu, Melihan; Ertekin, Erhan; Dilmac, Bulent – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2017
The purpose of the research is to investigate the relationships between self-efficacy beliefs toward mathematics, mathematics anxiety and self-efficacy beliefs toward mathematics teaching, mathematics teaching anxiety variables and testing the relationships between these variables with structural equation model. The sample of the research, which…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Structural Equation Models
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Poulou, Maria S.; Reddy, Linda A.; Dudek, Christopher M. – School Psychology International, 2019
Teachers' perceptions of self-efficacy are one of the few individual characteristics that predict teacher practice. There is limited research linking teachers' perceptions of self-efficacy and actual classroom practices. The study examined teacher' perceptions of self-efficacy and actual instructional and behavior management practices using the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Perkins Coppola, Matthew – School Science and Mathematics, 2019
Research indicates there is a need for teachers to experience multiple mastery experiences with engineering teaching in order to improve teaching engineering self-efficacy. To prepare future K-5 teachers to teach the engineering design process, one science methods course integrated 2-day engineering mini-units into the class meeting and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Kinskey, Melanie – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
Elementary teachers' science teaching self-efficacy has concerned researchers for many years. This case study explores the perceptions and experiences of an elementary preservice teacher as she engaged in action research to improve her science teaching self-efficacy. Findings suggest that action research provides the support and structure a…
Descriptors: Action Research, Science Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Uchida, Akitoshi; Michael, Robert B.; Mori, Kazuo – AERA Open, 2018
A growing body of correlational research finds a relationship between self-efficacy--beliefs in one's capabilities--and academic success. But few studies have investigated whether self-efficacy is causally related to academic success. We hypothesized that an experience of success would promote self-efficacy in junior high school students and would…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Student Improvement, Junior High School Students
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Palmer, David; Dixon, Jeanette; Archer, Jennifer – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Many preservice primary teachers have low self-efficacy for science teaching. Although science methods courses have often been shown to enhance self-efficacy, science content courses have been relatively ineffective in this respect. This study investigated whether a tailored science content course would enhance self-efficacy. The participants were…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Interviews
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Malo-Juvera, Victor; Correll, Pam; Cantrell, Susan Chambers – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This mixed methods study investigated in-service elementary teachers' self-efficacy for culturally responsive instruction (CRI). Participants were 26 teachers at four Mid-Western elementary schools who completed the Culturally Responsive Teaching Self-Efficacy Scale (CRTSE; Siwatu, 2007) and semi-structured interviews. The CRTSE was analyzed using…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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Kilinç, Ali Çagatay; Kosar, Serkan; Er, Emre; Ögdem, Zeki – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between bureaucratic school structures and teachers' self-efficacy. Participants included 252 teachers from 15 primary schools in Ankara, Turkey. Mean, standard deviation, correlation, and regression analyses were conducted. Results indicated that bureaucratic school structures and teacher…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Administrative Organization, Elementary School Teachers, Correlation
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Lau, Christina; Kitsantas, Anastasia; Miller, Angela D.; Drogin Rodgers, Ellen B. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to assess the interrelationship of elementary students' perceived responsibility for learning, self-efficacy, and sources of self-efficacy in mathematics, and differentiation as a function of gender and grade level. Participants in this study included 442 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students from U.S.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Advanced Placement Programs
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Brown, Patrick L.; Concannon, James P.; Marx, Donna; Donaldson, Christopher W.; Black, Alicia – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
The purpose of this teacher research study is to ascertain students' interest in STEM and beliefs about STEM before and after STEM specific instruction, explore possible differences in STEM self-efficacy by gender, and explore differences in STEM self-efficacy by group role. Our primary data sources include a modified attitudinal survey and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Self Efficacy, STEM Education, Student Attitudes
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