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Avaliação Psicológica

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DANTAS, Marilda Aparecida; GUERREIRO-CASANOVA, Daniela Couto  and  AZZI, Roberta Gurgel. Teachers’ collective efficacy: analysis of international assessment scales. Aval. psicol. [online]. 2012, vol.11, n.2, pp.181-190. ISSN 1677-0471.

The objective of this research was to analyze the teachers´ collective efficacy assessment scales under the perspective of Bandura´s Social Cognitive Theory. For that, a search was conducted in databases Psycinfo, Eric, Scielo Brasil and Capes considering publications dating from 2000 up to the present moment. Four scales were founded, being all of them from the international context, none was found in the national context. Analyses were made according to the definition of the construct, the delimitation of the context, the presence of the dimensions (strength, level and generality), the construction of the items and answers, the application of the scale and the processes of evidences of validity. The observed results indicated that most part of the scales respond to the main proposed requisites, and they present evidence of validity. Besides, through the analysis it was possible to understand and establish criteria for the choice of the instruments.

Keywords : collective efficacy; education; scales; teachers.

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