Yıl 2017, Cilt 4 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 37 - 53 2016-12-12

Ryan Baxter1, Alan Bates1, Adel Tawfig Al-Bataineh1
Developmental Mathematics Students: Who are They and What is Their Mathematics Self-Efficacy?

Ryan BAXTER [1] , Alan BATES [2] , Adel Tawfig AL-BATAİNEH [3]

The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine differences in developmental mathematics students’ self-efficacy within the demographic data from the survey. Data from a sample of 240 Intermediate Algebra students at a single four-year university using the Mathematics Self-Efficacy Results indicate that males possess higher levels of mathematics self-efficacy and confidence with their mathematical abilities than females. Students who completed a lower developmental mathematics course prior to Intermediate Algebra possess lower levels of mathematics self-efficacy. The results of this study suggest developmental mathematics instructors should refine their teaching methodologies by incorporating strategies to increase their student’s self-efficacy.

Developmental mathematics, Higher education, Self-Efficacy, Traditional and non-traditional students, Gender, Ethnicity
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Konular Eğitim, Bilimsel Disiplinler
Yayınlanma Tarihi Volume: 4 Issue: 1
Bölüm Makaleler

Yazar: Ryan BAXTER
Kurum: School of Teaching and Learning, Illinois State University, Instructor of Developmental Math
Ülke: United States

Yazar: Alan BATES
Kurum: School of Teaching and Learning, Illinois State University
Ülke: United States

Yazar: Adel Tawfig AL-BATAİNEH
Kurum: School of Teaching and Learning, Illinois State University
Ülke: United States


Yayımlanma Tarihi : 12 Aralık 2016

APA Baxter, R , Bates, A , Al-bataineh, A . (2016). Developmental Mathematics Students: Who are They and What is Their Mathematics Self-Efficacy? . International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 4 (1) , 37-53 . DOI: 10.21449/ijate.264026