Examining the relationships between teacher self-efficacy, professional learning community, and experiential learning in Japan
Yada, T., Yada, A., Choshi, D., Sakata, T., Wakimoto, T., & Nakada, M. (2022). Examining the relationships between teacher self-efficacy, professional learning community, and experiential learning in Japan. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Early online. https://doi.org/10.1080/09243453.2022.2136211
Published inSchool Effectiveness and School Improvement
Embargoed until: 2024-04-20Request copy from author
© 2022 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
This study investigated the relationships between professional learning communities (PLCs), teacher self-efficacy, and experiential learning. A conceptual model that connects PLC components, including shared vision, interactive reflection, and collegiality, to teacher self-efficacy was proposed, as mediated by experiential learning. The data comprised 3,604 teachers from 204 primary schools and 787 teachers from 90 lower secondary schools in Japan. First, a multigroup confirmatory factor analysis confirmed that the same constructs of PLC, teacher self-efficacy, and experiential learning were measured at different school levels. Second, multigroup structural equation modelling revealed that some PLC components were related to teacher self-efficacy at different school levels. Moreover, experiential learning mediated the relationship between some PLC components and teacher self-efficacy at different school levels. The theoretical and practical implications are discussed based on the results of the study. ...
Publication in research information system
MetadataShow full item record
Additional information about fundingThis work was supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science under Grant Number 16K04490.
Showing items with similar title or keywords.
From individuality towards co-operative culture : New direction for professional development in Finnish teacher education Rautiainen, Matti; Kostiainen, Emma (Beltz Juventa, 2021)
Towards a learning community : understanding teachers’ mental models to support their professional development and learning Tarnanen, Mirja; Kostiainen, Emma; Kaukonen, Vili; Martin, Anne; Toikka, Teppo (Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2021)Amidst societal, demographic and educational changes, teachers are expected to engage in professional development and learning (PDL) throughout their careers. This study explores school teachers’ mental models about their ...
Posti-Ahokas, Hanna; Idriss, Khalid; Hassan, Meriem; Isotalo, Sara (Routledge, 2022)Strengthening the identities of teacher educators is critical to quality teacher education and implementing change in the education sector. This study examines the professional identities of Eritrean teacher educators and ...
Do teachers’ professional vision and teaching experience always go hand in hand? Examining knowledge-based reasoning of Finnish Grade 1 teachers Muhonen, Heli; Pakarinen, Eija; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina (Elsevier BV, 2021)This mixed-method study explored 54 Finnish Grade 1 teachers' professional vision and teaching experience. Teachers' retrospective think-aloud interviews, conducted while watching their eye-tracking recordings of classroom ...
Kinnunen, Elli (2012)Kun tulevat englanninopettajat siirtyvät opinnoistaan työelämään, heitä tulee kohtamaan haastava työelämä, jossa heidän taitonsa ja osaamisensa opettajina tullaan punnitsemaan. Opettajankoulutuksessa luodut mielikuvat ...