Journal of Educational Sciences > Volume 26, No. 1, 2014
Special Education Teacher’s Perceived Self-Efficacy Scale / Jalal Haj Hussien
The objective of this study was to develop a valid and reliable scale that measures special education teacher’s perceived selfefficacy in teaching students with disabilities. A total of 396 special education teachers (301females and 95males) from the U.A.E and Sultanate of Oman participated in this study. The process of developing the scale involved: The development of an initial item pool, investigating items content validity, structure validity, internal consistency and temporal stability of the scale. The results indicated that the scale had acceptable levels of content and structure validity. The results also provided evidence that the scale had acceptable levels of internal consistency and temporal stability.
Keywords: Self-efficacy, special education teachers, reliability, validity, inclusive classroom.