• Deniz KAYA Ministry of Education Science Teacher, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
  • Cenk KEŞAN Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
  • Selim GÜVERCIN Almata University, Almata, Kazakhstan


The aim of this study is to analyze the effect of problem posing materials on students self efficacy beliefs. The reason why we make a research on this study is really specially designed materials used during the lessons have positive effect on students’ beliefs or not. One of the study to test the other two groups formed the control group used the method of experimental study. There are 20 questions in the self-efficacy test whose first category, second category, third category are respectively affirmative, cognitive and conative. First of all,  pilot study was conducted with 128 students from 9th grade students to measure the validity and reliabilty of the test. Data was obtained from experimental school students and reliability of the test was measureb by using SPSS statistical program as .85. The results of the research showed that there is positive correlation between used problem posing materials and self efficacy beliefs of the students’affective, cognitive and conative domains.

Key Words: Self-efficacy, affirmative, cognitive, conative, problem posing.


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