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Zerbe, Robin Joy – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As the teaching profession becomes increasingly challenging and teachers leave the profession at an alarming rate, school leaders need to understand the factors that influence teacher resiliency and longevity. A teacher's self-efficacy beliefs have been found to affect teacher's emotional and physiological well being (Bandura & Locke, 2003),…
Descriptors: International Schools, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology)
Davis, Mary B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative dissertation examined the differences in special education teacher preparation programs and their association with novice teachers' self-efficacy in the areas of classroom management, student engagement, and instructional strategies while teaching students with moderate to severe disabilities. Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk Hoy's…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Beginning Teachers
Reddy, Dinesh Sampangirama – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Cybersecurity threats confront the United States on a daily basis, making them one of the major national security challenges. One approach to meeting these challenges is to improve user cybersecurity behavior. End user security behavior hinges on end user acceptance and use of the protective information technologies such as anti-virus and…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Information Security, Information Technology, Self Efficacy
Koel, Jennifer L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Navigating through life with a peanut allergy is challenging for children and requires developmentally appropriate self-management or children could experience unfavorable allergic reactions. This research study presents self-efficacy as an important construct of peanut allergy management in childhood. This study aimed to illuminate the extent…
Descriptors: Health, Self Efficacy, Self Management, Children
Pechek, Ashley Ascherl – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The study examines students' counseling self-efficacy as measured by the Counseling Self-Estimate Inventory (COSE). A non-experimental design was implemented with 136 participants from 11 CACREP-accredited counselor education programs across the United States. Participants were enrolled in one of two learning modalities (e.g., face-to-face or…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Learning Modalities
Wilkinson, Julie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This descriptive qualitative study investigated the experiences of novice assistant principals regarding how participation in a Grow-Your-Own leadership program influenced their self-efficacy to fulfill their administrative duties in one Southwestern U.S. state. Social learning theory, situated learning theory, and self-efficacy theory provided…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Assistant Principals, Qualitative Research, Experience
Stanton, Lorraine May – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Virtual worlds are innovative teaching and learning methods that can provide immersive and engaging learning experiences (Lu, 2010). Though they have potential benefits, students sometimes experience a steep learning curve and discomfort with the technology (Warburton, 2009). This study explored how students in two American Studies classes using…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Learning Experience, Computer Simulation
Brown, Wayne Erwin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
"Communicate Globally, Teach Locally" observers that the English language has evolved to be the predominant language of business and for communication globally, which allows thousands of NESs to go abroad and work as English teachers in foreign countries. This study assessed how self-efficacy competence of the African American NESs…
Descriptors: Action Research, Self Efficacy, Black Dialects, African American Teachers
McMillian, Kimberley Suzanne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The study aims to explore the level of suburban 5th grade students' mathematics self-efficacy, math anxiety, and academic achievement, to discover the possible interconnections between these parameters. The measures used to evaluate each included the Math Anxiety Rating Scale, the Self-Efficacy Questionnaire, and the North Carolina End of Grade…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Self Efficacy
Binkley, Zachary Wayne McClellan – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study investigates computer self-efficacy and computer anxiety within 61 students across two academic majors, Aviation and Sports and Exercise Science, while investigating the impact residential status, age, and gender has on those two psychological constructs. The purpose of the study is to find if computer self-efficacy and computer anxiety…
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Majors (Students)
Tyndall, Christy L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Adjunct faculty teach over 50% of courses in U.S. higher education but little is known about them as educators. Strong evidence has been found in the K-12 literature demonstrating the link between teachers' beliefs, instructional practices, and subsequent student outcomes. Teaching self-efficacy, beliefs in one's capabilities to perform specific…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Self Efficacy
Holstun, Vasti – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This correlational study explored the relationship between feedback and self-efficacy in training counseling students. Specifically, it focused on perceptions of supervisory feedback and the relationship with self-efficacy, as well as attitudes towards corrective feedback and the relationship with self-efficacy. The focus was feedback given in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Counselor Training, Feedback (Response), Supervision
Flynt, Anna Carrie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative, predictive correlational study was to examine variables that arecorrelated with Tennessee K-12 English as a second language teachers' self-efficacy. With the changes stipulated by the "Every Student Succeeds Act" recently approved by the Tennessee Department of Education, there is a need to examine…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Spaniol, Scott R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Research suggests that student success in mathematics is positively correlated to math self-efficacy and negatively correlated to math anxiety. At a Hispanic serving community college in the Midwest, developmental math students had a lower pass rate than did college-level math students, but the role of math self-efficacy and math anxiety on these…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Education
Smith, Eric C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between veteran secondary school teacher perceptions of evaluation feedback and self-efficacy of instructional practice. This study recruited participants from two different school districts that have teacher evaluation systems differing on a number of factors. It was hypothesized that…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Self Efficacy
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