Waikato Journal of Education


mixed research
high school

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Ozcan, M. (2022). High school teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs: A mixed method research. Waikato Journal of Education, 27(3), 123–141. https://doi.org/10.15663/wje.v27i3.827


The aim of this study is to reveal high school teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs with an explanatory sequential design, which is one of the mixed method research designs. Quantitative data of the research were analysed by package program, and qualitative data were analysed by content analysis method. Three hundred and twenty-nine high school teachers participated in the quantitative part of the research and 15 high school teachers participated in the qualitative part of the study. In the quantitative section of the study, the “Teacher Self-Efficacy Belief Scale” was used and in the qualitative dimension an interview form consisting of four research questions were asked. As a result of the research, it was revealed that the factors affecting the academic self-efficacy beliefs of the participants were scientific research, postgraduate education, in-service training, following up-to-date resources, individual development and communication; the factors affecting professional self-efficacy beliefs were the use of different teaching principles and methods, in-service training, personal development, graduate education, communication, professional sharing and experience; the factors affecting social self-efficacy beliefs were social activities, school activities, communication, harmony and sharing; and the factors affecting intellectual self-efficacy beliefs were following periodicals, following the agenda, scientific-philosophical reading, activities and organisations, personal development and travel.


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