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A Study on Factors Affecting Teacher Efficacy of Preservice Child-care Teachers
Kim, Young-Tae;
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This study desires to examine the factors of educational beliefs and child-care commitment of preservice child-care teachers affecting teacher efficacy. To achieve such study purpose, a questionnaire was used targeting 239 preservice child-care teachers in I City. For response results, first, preservice child-care teachers appreciated a belief for maturity in educational beliefs, educational love in child-care commitment, and teaching strategy and students' participation in teacher efficacy the most. Second, there is a statistically meaningful correlation in educational beliefs, child-care commitment, and teacher efficacy of preservice child-care teachers. Third, educational beliefs and child-care commitment of preservice child-care teachers have a positive effect on teacher efficacy. Through such study results, it is thought that role and importance of child-care teachers are appreciated, and various studies should be proceeded to ensure internal stability for professionalism awareness of child-care teachers for improvement of fine child-care service.
Preservice child-care teacher;Educational beliefs;Child-care commitment;Teacher efficacy;
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