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A Measurement model of teacher's efficacy in teaching Arabic

Mohamed Adnan, Mohamad Azrien and Mamat , Arifin and Ahmad Mohamed, Ismaeil Hassanein and Ibrahim, Mohd Burhan and Jumahat, Tajulashikin (2015) A Measurement model of teacher's efficacy in teaching Arabic. In: Persidangan Kebangsaan Bahasa Arab 2015, 18-19 August 2015, Institut Pendidikan Guru, Kampus Pendidikan Islam, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Teachers’ sense of efficacy is an essential construct in teaching and learning. Researchers in education have recognized that teacher efficacy has strong relationship with various aspects of teaching and learning. This study aims at 1) examining the construct of teachers’ sense of efficacy and 2) evaluating the adequacy of the teachers’ sense of efficacy measure across teachers’ gender. In so doing, this study attempt to develop the extent to which the conceptualized teachers’ sense of efficacy measure reproduces the data. The data were collected from adopted version of Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES) by Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk Hoy (2001) administered to 236 teachers of National Religious Secondary School in Malaysia. The results of confirmatory factor analysis supported the adequacy of teacher’s sense of efficacy measure and found that teacher’s sense of efficacy is a multidimensional construct with four underlying dimensions namely efficacy for language use, efficacy for classroom management, efficacy for teaching strategies and efficacy for student engagement. The measurement model also found to be applicable across gender.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 1776/44411
Uncontrolled Keywords: model, teacher's,efficacy, teaching Arabic
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (principles and practices)
P Language and Literature > PJ Semitic > PJ6001 Arabic > PJ6073 Language
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arifin Mamat
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2015 14:08
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2015 14:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44411

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