Search results for: Hoy Anita W.
Page 1/1 2 items
This study examined several potential sources of teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs to see if differences could be found between novice and experienced teachers. 255 novice and experienced teachers from Ohio and Virginia participated in this study. This study has demonstrated that, compared to career teachers, novice teachers’ self-efficacy seems to be more influenced by contextual factors such as verbal persuasion and the availability of resources.
Updated: Jul. 27, 2008
“Maybe I can teach those kids.” The influence of contextual factors on student teachers’ efficacy beliefs
A study was conducted to explore whether schools settings (i.e. rural, suburban and urban) play a role in determining student teachers' efficacy beliefs. Research participants included 102 student teachers, and all three setting groups showed significant increases in teachers' sense of efficacy following their student teaching.
Updated: Feb. 05, 2008