Changes in American Preservice Elementary Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs and Anxieties during a Science Methods Course.

@inproceedings{Bursal2012ChangesIA,
  title={Changes in American Preservice Elementary Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs and Anxieties during a Science Methods Course.},
  author={Murat Bursal},
  year={2012}
}
Fifty-five American preservice elementary teachers’ personal science teaching efficacy (PSTE) beliefs, science anxiety (SANX) levels, and common science misconceptions were investigated during a science methods course. A significant increase in the PSTE scores and a slight -but statistically insignificant- decrease in the SANX scores were detected during the course. Consistent with Bandura’s social cognitive theory, the inclusion of inquiry activities and micro-teaching experiences into science… CONTINUE READING

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