—this research purpose is to study the current status of the psychological capital of elementary schools’ teachers. By analyzing all aspects of situations caused by background variables, this research concludes the relationship from all aspects of factors which could affect the psychological capital and the teaching effectiveness. The survey is done by questionnaire, and sampling from elementary schools’ teachers in the Chaiyi County in Taiwan and using stratified sampling from schools with teachers. In the end, based on the research, specific proposes are recommended as references for executives of education, related educators, and subsequent researchers.
—Psychological capital, teaching effectiveness, self-efficacy, resiliency, teaching strategy.
J. H. Wang is with the Graduate Institute of Educational Administration and Policy Development, National Chiayi University, No.85, Wunlong Village, Minsyong Township, Chiayi County 621, Taiwan (R.O.C) (e-mail: gloriawang2004@ mail.ncyu.edu.tw)
Y. T. Chen is with the Department of Mathematics Education, National Taichung University, No.140, Minsheng Rd., West Dist., Taichung City 40306, Taiwan (R.O.C.) (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
M. H. Hsu is with the Yiren Elementary School, No. 22, Pingding, Yiren Vil., Zhuqi Township, Chiayi County 604, Taiwan (R.O.C.) (e-mail:email@example.com)
Cite: J. H. Wang, Y. T. Chen, and M. H. Hsu, "A Case Study on Psychological Capital and Teaching Effectiveness in Elementary Schools," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 331-337, 2014.