publication . Article . 2012

Teacher self-efficacy in instruction and in parent involvement

Peter Gavora; Jana Majerčíková;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: Pedagogická Orientace (issn: 1211-4669, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Czech Pedagogical Society
Abstract
The study investigated self-efficacy of a sample of Slovak primary schoolteachers in two areas: area of instruction and area of parent involvement. Twoinstruments were used: the 16-item Slovak version of Teacher Efficacy Scale ofGibson and Dembo, and ZdUR, a 24-item scale to measure self-efficacy of teacherin parents’ involvement, developed by authors of the present study. The correlation between scores of personal teaching efficacy dimension of TES and ZdUR was 0.58 and between general teaching efficacy of TES and ZdUR was only 0.01. Teachers inthis sample had better scores in all dimensions of ZdUR than those of TES, with theexception of engaging parents in sc...
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free text keywords: teacher self-efficacy, instruction, parent involvement, Teacher Efficacy Scale, ZdUR Questionnaire, Education, L, Education (General), L7-991
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