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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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A Review Of Literature On Teacher Efficacy And Classroom Management, Waitshega Tefo Smitta Dibapile Jan 2012

A Review Of Literature On Teacher Efficacy And Classroom Management, Waitshega Tefo Smitta Dibapile

Educational Psychology & Counseling Publications and Other Works

The purpose of this paper was to review the literature on teacher efficacy and classroom management. The conceptual framework of this paper was based on the theories of Rotter (1966) and Bandura (1977). The review of literature indicated that teacher efficacy helps teachers plan effective instructional strategies, increases performance, and enhances teacher effectiveness and productively. On the other hand classroom management helps teachers to control students who have behavioral problems. Teacher efficacy researchers used and modified instruments to measure teacher efficacy construct. In conclusion, culture was identified as a variable that impacts upon teacher efficacy.