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Enoma, Agbon; Malone, John – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
The relationship between the self-efficacy of 23 High School students with intellectual disability (ID) and their achievements in Mathematics was evaluated using a modified version of the self-efficacy instrument developed by Joet, Bressoux and Usher (2011). Four different number sense assessment tools were administered pre- and post-six months of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, High School Students, Intellectual Disability, Mathematics Achievement
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Sibuma, Bernadette; Wunnava, Susmitha; John, Melissa-Sue; Anggoro, Florencia; Dubosarsky, Mia – Grantee Submission, 2018
This paper reports a pilot study to determine the potential impact of an integrated STEM curriculum on Pre-K teachers' engineering content knowledge, self-efficacy and teaching practice. Using a randomized control trial design, researchers examined the impact of the curriculum in 17 Pre-K classrooms (8 intervention classrooms, 9 control…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Preschool Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Self Efficacy
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Reddan, Gregory – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
The notion of work self-efficacy is significant as the self-efficacy beliefs of an individual have considerable influence on his/her level of motivation and performance in the workplace. This paper aims to determine the effects of the learning activities of a work-integrated learning course in Exercise Science in relation to students' perceived…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning
Sarabi, M. K.; Gafoor, K. Abdul – Online Submission, 2017
There is increasing realization that mathematics-related self-efficacy expectations are a strong predictor of an array of significant mathematics outcomes. It is also evident that the curricular practice in schools largely neglects development of a student understanding in the unique language of mathematics. Consequently, this study probes how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables
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Thrasher, Emily; Starling, Tina; Lovett, Jennifer N.; Doerr, Helen M.; Lee, Hollylynne S. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2015
This paper explores the impact on teachers' self-efficacy to teach statistics from a graduate course aimed to develop teachers' knowledge of inferential statistics through engaging in data analysis using technology. This study uses qualitative and quantitative data from the Self-Efficacy to Teach Statistics Survey (Harrell-Williams et al., 2013)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Graduate Students, Statistical Inference
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Bárkányi, Zsuzsanna; Melchor-Couto, Sabela – Research-publishing.net, 2017
This paper examines learner attitudes, self-efficacy beliefs, and anxiety in a beginners' Spanish Language Massive Open Online Course (LMOOC) by answering three research questions: (1) how do learners feel about acquiring speaking skills on an LMOOC?; (2) do they experience anxiety with regards to speaking?; and (3) do their self-efficacy beliefs…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Anxiety, Online Courses
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Song, Jia – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2016
The current study aims to evaluate teachers' self-efficacy and attitudes towards inclusive classrooms in Japan and Korea. Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES; Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk, [Tschannen-Moran, M., 2001]) and Scale of Teachers' Attitudes Towards Inclusive Classrooms (STATIC; Cochran, [Cochran, H., 1998]) were completed by 191…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
Kanoh, Hiroko – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
The spread of SNS has changed communications between people to a great extent. For them it is a place their hearts can rely on and where they can hang out, a place for self-approval, for self-expression and a place where the other person listens to their dissatisfaction and discontent. At the beginning people are interested in knowing what…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Trend Analysis, Social Media, Self Esteem
van der Loo, Janneke; Krahmer, Emiel; van Amelsvoort, Marije – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
In this paper we present preliminary results on a study on the effect of instructional method (observational learning and learning by doing) and reflection (yes or no) on academic text quality and self-efficacy beliefs. 56 undergraduate students were assigned to either an observational learning or learning-by-doing condition, with or without…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Observational Learning
Limsuthiwanpoom, Tassaneenart; Kanthawongs, Penjira; Kanthawongs, Penjuree; Suwandee, Sasithorn – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This study explores the impact of motivational goals for using social networking sites (SNS) usage and computer self-efficacy towards e-learning effectiveness of the 155 students from different schools at a private university, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand during April to May of academic year 2015/2016. Social dimension and human interaction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Private Colleges, Electronic Learning
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Karacan-Ozdemir, Nurten; Yerin Guneri, Oya – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: Regarded as an important means of career development, preparation, and transition, career adaptability is a lifelong skill that can enable individuals to overcome 21st-century work--life requirements and challenges. This study aims to investigate the factors contributing career adaptability of high-school students, which pose beneficial…
Descriptors: High School Students, Structural Equation Models, Vocational Adjustment, Foreign Countries
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Tarkin, Aysegul; Uzuntiryaki-Kondakci, Esen – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
This study aims to compare the effectiveness of case-based instruction over traditional instruction in improving 11th grade students' understanding of electrochemistry concepts, attitudes toward chemistry, chemistry self-efficacy beliefs, and motivation to learn chemistry. In total, 113 students (47 males and 66 females) from three high schools…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Chemistry, Student Attitudes
Swanson, Joan Ann – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Technology integration on college campuses has become both a reality and necessity to meet the demands for function and flow in an ever advancing world of learning. This study qualitatively reviewed how a multi-disciplinary sample of collegiate instructors viewed technology and how they incorporated it into their pedagogy. Results indicated a…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, College Instruction, College Faculty, Qualitative Research
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MacDonald, Michael G.; Smith, Julia B.; Hawley, Lisa; Wallace, Erica; Wren, Patricia – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Suicide and suicidal behavior among college students represents a significant public health concern for which various preventative interventions have been developed (Arria et al., 2009; Drum, Brownson, Denmark, & Smith, 2009; Westefeld et al., 2006). This study examined suicide intervention self-efficacy and the relationship with knowledge…
Descriptors: Suicide, Self Destructive Behavior, College Students, Intervention
Brown, Leni; O'Keeffe, Lisa – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
Numeracy Skills testing was brought to the forefront following the Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers report in 2015. The announcement was met with much concern by many pre-service teachers (PSTs). Given the body of research associated with mathematics anxiety and assessment, which suggests that students' self-efficacy and confidence in their…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests, Success
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