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A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Mathematics Teachers’ Professional Competences (MTPC) in a Mongolian Context

Mongolian Institute for Educational Research, MONGOLIA
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2018;14(3):699–708
Online publish date: 2017-11-26
Publish date: 2017-11-26
This study aimed to determine and validate a version of the MTPC with 4 belief, 4 knowledge, 4 practice, and 3 attitude items. The sample size of the study was 218 participants. Structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to analyze research data. The results of the study revealed that after deleting 3 items of attitude, a 3-factor model was validated and well fit the research data. Therefore, the model best fits the Mongolian context in comparison to other models.
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