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Webb-Williams, Jane – Research in Science Education, 2018
Self-efficacy has been shown to influence student engagement, effort and performance as well as course selection and future career choice. Extending our knowledge regarding the development of self-efficacy has important implications for educators and for those concerned about the international uptake of science careers. Previous research has…
Descriptors: Science Education, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Science, Mixed Methods Research
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Unrau, Norman J.; Rueda, Robert; Son, Elena; Polanin, Joshua R.; Lundeen, Rebecca J.; Muraszewski, Alison K. – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Studies of interventions' impact on reading self-efficacy have been conducted since the 1980s. The purpose of this project was to conduct a systematic review of these studies because the primary studies often yielded divergent results. Included studies entailed an intervention, addressed reading specifically, and reported explicit pre- and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Meta Analysis, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Straus, Hildy; Bondie, Rhonda – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2015
This study examined the self-efficacy of paraeducators serving students with moderate to severe disabilities in a specialized public school. Quantitative methods explored the relationship among paraeducator self-efficacy, personal factors (including work experience, age level of teaching assignment, and disability served), and organizational…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Performance Factors, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Severity (of Disability)
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Charleston, LaVar; Leon, Raul – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2016
Purpose: Self-efficacy and outcome expectations influence the development of career interests, which, in turn, affect career choices. This study aims to understand self-efficacy beliefs and expectancy outcomes for African-American graduate students and faculty with a focus in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degree programs,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, STEM Education, Graduate Study, Career Choice
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de Hoog, Natascha; Bolman, Catherine; Berndt, Nadine; Kers, Esther; Mudde, Aart; de Vries, Hein; Lechner, Lilian – Health Education Research, 2016
Smoking cessation is the most effective action for cardiac patients who smoke to improve their prognosis, yet more than one-half of cardiac patients continue to smoke after hospital admission. This study examined the influence of action plans, coping plans and self-efficacy on intention to quit and smoking cessation in cardiac patients. Cardiac…
Descriptors: Patients, Coping, Self Efficacy, Smoking
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Alrekebat, Amjad Farhan – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The aim of this study was to identify the Internet addiction and its relationship to self-efficacy level among Al-Hussein Bin Talal University students. The study sample consisted of 300 female and male students, who were selected randomly. The participants completed a questionnaire that consisted of two scales: Internet addiction which was…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Correlation, Addictive Behavior
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Berkant, Hasan Güner – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2016
This study investigates faculty of education students' computer self-efficacy beliefs and their attitudes towards computers and implementing computer supported education. This study is descriptive and based on a correlational survey model. The final sample consisted of 414 students studying in the faculty of education of a Turkish university. The…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Computer Literacy, Computer Attitudes
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Dagnew, Asrat – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
The main objective of the study was to assess the relationship between sex role stereotypical beliefs, self-efficacy, academic engagement and academic achievement in Tana Hiq Secondary School. This research was also examining the predictive effects of sex role stereotypical beliefs, self-efficacy and academic engagement on academic achievement of…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Self Efficacy, Learner Engagement
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
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Hadley, Jade; Mowbray, Tony; Jacobs, Nicky – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Proactive aggression (PA) is goal-directed, hostile social behavior that has been linked to detrimental outcomes. It has been theorized that adolescents who believe aggression is a normal and acceptable social response (approval of aggression) are more likely to show PA. Confidence in one's ability to behave aggressively (self-efficacy about…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Aggression, Interpersonal Relationship, Gender Differences
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ALharbi, Bassam H. M. – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
The present study aimed to identify the degree of psychological security and self-efficacy among the Syrian refugee students inside and outside the camps. The sample consisted of 600 students from Syrian refugees inside and outside the camps in the second semester of the academic year 2014-2015. Scales for psychological security and self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Security (Psychology), Self Efficacy, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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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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Sanders, Carrie; Welfare, Laura E.; Culver, Steve – Professional Counselor, 2017
Students in K-12 schools benefit from career counseling as a means to improve their readiness for academic and career success. This quantitative study explored the career counseling self-efficacy of 143 practicing middle school counselors using the Career Counseling Self-Efficacy Scale-Modified and a subscale of the School Counselor Self-Efficacy…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Middle Schools, School Counselors, Self Efficacy
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Renner, Suzanne; Pratt, Keryn – Issues in Educational Research, 2017
The self-efficacy beliefs of 140 generalist teachers for teaching dance in the New Zealand curriculum were surveyed using an adapted version of the Teachers' Sense of Self-efficacy scale (TSES) developed by Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk Hoy (2001). Four hypotheses were created to test relationships between the participants' self-efficacy beliefs…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Dance Education
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