Teacher Self-Efficacy, Innovativeness, and Preparation to Teach Cross-Curriculum Skills

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Teacher self-efficacy, Cross-curriculum, Innovative school, Innovative campus, Teacher preparation, Educational psychology


Teacher self-efficacy (TSE) is related to teachers’ job satisfaction, retention, motivation to improve, and work-related stress. Using data from the 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), we investigated the impact of an innovative campus culture and preparation for teaching cross-curriculum skills on TSE. Data indicated that working at innovative campuses had small effects on TSE in classroom management (β = .12), instruction (β = .06), and student engagement (β = .17). Teachers’ preparation to teach cross-curriculum skills had small to medium effects on TSE in classroom management (β = .20), instruction (β = .34), and student engagement (β = .30).


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Sodergren, C. D., Kettler, T., Sulak, T., & Payne, A. (2023). Teacher Self-Efficacy, Innovativeness, and Preparation to Teach Cross-Curriculum Skills. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 10(1), 197–209. https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.1104747