A Comparison of Teachers' Sense of Efficacy of Traditionally and Alternatively Certified First Year Teachers

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The purpose of this study was to compare the self-efficacy of two groups of first year teachers working in a large urban school district in North Texas. Twenty-eight of the participants were certified teachers. Ten participants held college degrees unrelated to teaching and were undergoing an alternative certification process. The Teacher Efficacy Scale was administered at the beginning and the end of the school year. Data from this scale was analyzed to determine if there were differences between the regular certification teachers and the alternative certification teachers at the beginning and the end of the school year, and to determine ... continued below

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Groves, Katherine A. (Katherine Alice) May 1998.

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The purpose of this study was to compare the self-efficacy of two groups of first year teachers working in a large urban school district in North Texas. Twenty-eight of the participants were certified teachers. Ten participants held college degrees unrelated to teaching and were undergoing an alternative certification process. The Teacher Efficacy Scale was administered at the beginning and the end of the school year. Data from this scale was analyzed to determine if there were differences between the regular certification teachers and the alternative certification teachers at the beginning and the end of the school year, and to determine if their sense of efficacy changed over the course of the school year.

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Groves, Katherine A. (Katherine Alice). A Comparison of Teachers' Sense of Efficacy of Traditionally and Alternatively Certified First Year Teachers, dissertation, May 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278702/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .