Professor Ellen L. Usher
BS, University of Georgia, Foreign Language Education, emphasis in French
Klassen, R. M., Usher, E. L., & Bong, M. (in press). Teachers’ collective efficacy, job satisfaction, and job stress in cross-cultural context. Journal of Experimental Education.
Alviar-Martin, T., & Usher, E. L. (2010). Enacting democracy in two international schools. In F. Salili & R. Hoosain (Eds.), Research in multicultural education and international perspectives (pp. 291-316). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.
Klassen, R. M., Bong, M., Usher, E. L., Chong, W. H., Huan, V. S., Wong, I. Y. F., & Georgiou, T. (2009). Exploring the validity of the Teachers' Self-Efficacy Scale in five countries. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 34, 67-76.
Reese, R. J., Usher, E. L., Bowman, D., Norsworthy, L., Halstead, J., Rowlands, S., & Chisholm, R. (2009). Using client feedback in psychotherapy training: An analysis of its influence on supervision and counselor self-efficacy. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 3, 157-168.
Usher, E. L. (2009). Sources of middle school students' self-efficacy in mathematics: A qualitative investigation of student, teacher, and parent perspectives. American Educational Research Journal, 46, 275-314.
Usher, E. L., & Pajares, F. (2009). Sources of self-efficacy in mathematics: A validation study. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 34, 89-101.
Alviar-Martin, T., Randall, J., Usher, E. L., & Engelhard, G. (2008). Teaching civic topics in four societies: Examining national context and teacher confidence. The Journal of Educational Research, 101, 177-188.
Pajares, F., & Usher, E. L. (2008). Self-efficacy, motivation, and achievement in school from the perspective of reciprocal determinism. In M. Maehr, T. C. Urdan, & S. Karabenick (Eds.), Advances in motivation and achievement. Vol. 15: Social psychological perspectives (pp. 391-423). Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Usher, E. L., & Pajares, F. (2008). Self-efficacy for self-regulated learning: A validation study. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 443-463.
Usher, E. L., & Pajares, F. (2008). Sources of self-efficacy in school: Critical review of the literature and future directions. Review of Educational Research, 78, 751-796.
Pajares, F., Johnson, M. J., & Usher, E. L. (2007). Sources of writing self-efficacy beliefs of elementary, middle, and high school students. Research in the Teaching of English, 42, 104-120.
Spence, D. J., & Usher, E. L. (2007). Engagement with mathematics courseware in traditional and online remedial learning environments: Relationship to self-efficacy and achievement. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 37, 267-288.
Usher, E. L., & Pajares, F. (2006). Inviting confidence in school: Invitations as a critical source of the academic self-efficacy beliefs of entering middle school students. Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 12, 7-16.
Usher, E. L., & Pajares, F. (2006). Sources of academic and self-regulatory efficacy beliefs of entering middle school students. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 31, 125-141.
AERA Division C New Faculty Mentoring Program, Co-Chair
Editorial Board Member
Ad Hoc Reviewer
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