publication . Article . 2016

Ryan Baxter1, Alan Bates1, Adel Tawfig Al-Bataineh1

Alan Bates; Adel Al-Bataineh; Ryan Baxter;
Open Access
  • Published: 12 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: İzzet KARA
Abstract
<p>The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine differences in developmental mathematics students’ self-efficacy within the demographic data from the survey. Data from a sample of 240 Intermediate Algebra students at a single four-year university using the Mathematics Self-Efficacy Results indicate that males possess higher levels of mathematics self-efficacy and confidence with their mathematical abilities than females. Students who completed a lower developmental mathematics course prior to Intermediate Algebra possess lower levels of mathematics self-efficacy. The results of this study suggest developmental mathematics instructors should refine the...
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free text keywords: Developmental mathematics,Higher education,Self-Efficacy,Traditional and non-traditional students,Gender,Ethnicity, Developmental Mathematics, Higher Education, Self-Efficacy, Traditional and Non-traditional Students, Gender, Ethnicity, Education, L, Education (General), L7-991, gender, ethnicity, Ethnic group, Teaching method, Mathematical ability, Psychology, business.industry, business, Mathematics education, Demographic data
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