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Teacher efficacy: capturing an elusive construct
Abstract Teacher efficacy has proved to be powerfully related to many meaningful educational outcomes such as teachers’ persistence, enthusiasm, commitment and instructional behavior, as well asExpand
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Teacher Efficacy: Its Meaning and Measure
The theoretical and empirical underpinnings of teacher efficacy are examined to bring coherence to the construct and its measurement. First, we explore the correlates of teacher efficacy revealedExpand
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Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools
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A Multidisciplinary Analysis of the Nature, Meaning, and Measurement of Trust
This multidisciplinary review draws on both theoretical and empirical literature on trust spanning the past four decades and brings that literature to bear on relationships of trust in schools.Expand
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The differential antecedents of self-efficacy beliefs of novice and experienced teachers.
Abstract Among the sources of teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs, mastery experiences are postulated to be the most potent. Thus it seems likely that other sources of self-efficacy would play a largerExpand
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Five Faces of Trust: An Empirical Confirmation in Urban Elementary Schools
After an extensive review of the literature on trust, a multi-faceted definition of faculty trust was developed at three organizational levels: trust in principal, trust in colleagues, and trust inExpand
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Fostering Teacher Professionalism in Schools
Purpose: Schools necessarily employ elements of a bureaucratic structure to organize the complex task of educating large and diverse groups of students— elements such as a hierarchy of authority, aExpand
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Collaboration and the need fortrust
Reform efforts increasingly promote collaboration – admonishing principals to include both teachers and parents in democratic decision processes and encouraging teachers to work toward greaterExpand
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Sources of Self‐Efficacy: Four Professional Development Formats and Their Relationship to Self‐Efficacy and Implementation of a New Teaching Strategy
This quasi‐experimental study tested the potency of different sources of self‐efficacy beliefs. Respondents were primary teachers (N = 93) in 9 schools who completed surveys of their self‐efficacyExpand
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Fostering Student Learning: The Relationship of Collective Teacher Efficacy and Student Achievement
Collective teacher efficacy (CTE) refers to the collective perception that teachers in a given school make an educational difference to their students over and above the educational impact of theirExpand
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