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Title: Comparison of Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Urdu and English Teachers
Authors: Munir, Namra
Keywords: Social Sciences
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: The University of Lahore, Lahore.
Abstract: The Punjab government decision for changing mode of teaching from Urdu to 0English created disturbance among the teachers. Because Urdu was being used as medium of instruction even prior to creation of Pakistan, so, it was difficult for teachers to modify their minds, for English as language of instruction. They showed less confidence in their capabilities and faced problems in adjusting themselves in new environment and while delivering education to the students efficiently. They should hesitate to absorb the change. Keeping in mind the situation, the present study was conducted to measure and compare the willingness, confidence level and self-efficacy beliefs among the teachers of Urdu and English, while teaching at secondary schools. The study to explore the self-efficacy beliefs of school teachers and make a comparison on the basis of medium of instruction. For the purpose, the sample of teachers who were teaching Urdu or English to any of the classes from 1-10 was taken. Use Survey method and for sampling Multistage stratified random and convenient sampling technique was used. Sample size was 864 with 432 male teachers and 432 female teachers form 216 randomly selected, form them these were 429 Urban and 435 rural teachers, 452 were teaching English and 412 Urdu selected primary, elementary and secondary schools of the nine districts selected from three administrative divisions of the Punjab province randomly. Data were collected using Teachers‘ Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES) developed by Tschannen-Moran & Woolfolk (2001) For data collection the scale having 24 items on the three different sub scales were used the bilingual version of the questionnaire was used for the convenience of respondents and analyzed this data using independent samples t-test, two way and multivariate analysis of variance. The study revealed that teachers of Urdu had a higher level of self-efficacy as compared to teachers of English on the overall TSES scores as well as on the three sub scales of the instrument.
Gov't Doc #: 23236
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