Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(6), pp. 1458 - 1463
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040625
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The Predictive Power of the Self-efficacy Beliefs of Physical Education Candidate Teachers on their Attitudes towards the Assessment and Evaluation in Education


Yaprak Kalemoğlu Varol *
Department of Physical Education and Sport, Aksaray University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The aim of the research is to examine relationship between self-efficacy beliefs and attitudes for assessment and evaluation of physical education candidate teachers. In this research, the relational model has been used. Study group consists of 86 women (48%), 93 men (52%) and total 179 physical education teacher candidates (Mage=22.17, SD=1.61) who are studying at physical education department in three universities. As data collection tool "Self-Efficacy Perceptions of Candidate Teachers at Assessment and Evaluation in Education" and "Attitude toward Educational Measurement Inventory" has been used. In the analysis, addition to descriptive statistics, inferential statistics such as correlation and regression analysis has been used. It has determined that ''self-efficacy based-skill'' belief for assessment and evaluation in this research has a moderate effect size towards attitude for assessment and evaluation. Also, it has been shown that variables constituting self-efficacy belief subscale for assessment and evaluation have explained 10% of total variance for assessment and evaluation of attitude in education. Besides, it has been found that attitude and self-efficacy beliefs of teacher candidates for assessment and evaluation in education were high level.

KEYWORDS
Self-efficacy, Attitude, Assessment and Evaluation in Education, Physical Education Candidate Teacher

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Yaprak Kalemoğlu Varol . "The Predictive Power of the Self-efficacy Beliefs of Physical Education Candidate Teachers on their Attitudes towards the Assessment and Evaluation in Education." Universal Journal of Educational Research 4.6 (2016) 1458 - 1463. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040625.