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Esen, Binnaz Kiran; Özcan, H. Duygu; Sezgin, Mehtap – Online Submission, 2017
In this research, the prediction cognitive flexibility obtained by general self-efficacy, academic self-efficacy, social self-efficacy, emotional self-efficacy and achievement is examined. This study is executed in 2014-2015 academic year on 760 high school students who are between ages 15 and 18. Cognitive flexibility Scale is developed by Bilgin…
Descriptors: High School Students, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Ability
Bonne, Linda; Lawes, Elliot – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2019
In this New Zealand study, the maths self-efficacy and achievement of Year 4-10 students is being tracked over 3 years. A particular strength of this study is that maths self-efficacy is being measured in relation to items that have been psychometrically located on a difficulty scale, enabling students' self-efficacy responses to be interpreted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Achievement
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Jeffords, Jaimie R.; Bayly, Benjamin L.; Bumpus, Matthew F.; Hill, Laura G. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2020
For many, college is a period of transition, marked with acute stress, threats to success, and decreases in self-efficacy. For certain groups of students, the risk of these poor outcomes is elevated. In this study, 348 students from a large residential university in the western United States were surveyed to understand the role of psychological…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy, Disproportionate Representation
O'Connor, Bennett – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Science self-efficacy is critical to the achievement and participation of students in science. The purpose of this study was to explore the factors (age, attitudes towards math, school climate, school rigorous expectations, and the number of advanced math and science courses taken) contributing to science self-efficacy in an Early College High…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, High School Students, Science Education, Student Attitudes
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Li, Hui; Liu, Jian; Zhang, Dan; Liu, Hongyun – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
Background: Previous studies have suggested that teachers' frequent use of cognitive activation strategies in mathematics lessons is positively associated with students' mathematics achievement. Aims: This study aims to investigate the possible mediating role of mathematics self-efficacy in the association between cognitive activation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Mathematics Teachers
Lyons, Josh D. P. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Expectations for reading achievement in the state of Iowa require all students to be proficient by the end of third grade (ELI, 2012). This requires both teachers and principals serving elementary schools to improve reading achievement. Although teachers are proven to have the most immediate impact on student achievement, it is principals'…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Elementary Education, Administrator Role, Principals
Fox, Merrie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
School principals are tasked with a daunting number of responsibilities, all of which must culminate in increased student achievement. The complexity of these responsibilities have left school leaders overwhelmed, resulting in diminished confidence and potentially substandard job performance. This study addressed the problem that many school…
Descriptors: Mentors, Self Efficacy, Public Schools, Principals
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Lumpkin, Angela; Franco, Dan; Multon, Karen; Achen, Rebecca M. – College Student Journal, 2017
Grounded in a social cognitive theoretical perspective, this study explores the career decision-making self-efficacy (CDSE) and vocational identity development process for college students interested or majoring in sport management. While a popular undergraduate major, little research has investigated the specific factors that influence different…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Athletics, Business Administration Education
Morsy, Somaia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in the US and Egyptian context. More specifically, the study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in twelve classrooms; six in the US and six in Egypt. The research questions are formulated in order to understand the relationship between students' self-efficacy, their perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
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Borgonovi, Francesca; Pokropek, Artur – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
We examine the relevance of task exposure specificity in the development of self-efficacy evaluations among 15-year-old students in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. We use data from the 2012 edition of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) to assess if students' self-efficacy evaluations…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
Fahle, Erin M.; Lee, Monica G.; Loeb, Susanna – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2019
Academic self-efficacy is a student's belief in their ability to perform within a school environment. Prior research shows that students experience a drop in academic self-efficacy during middle school that is particularly steep for female students and results in lower self-efficacy for girls than boys throughout middle and high school. In this…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement
ElAdl, Adel M.; Polpol, Yousra S. – International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences, 2020
This study aims to investigate the effect of a self-regulated learning strategies on developing creative problem solving and academic self-efficacy among intellectually superior high school students. The sample was selected from students in the high school in the Sultanate of Oman. The participants in this study were 80 students. Experimental…
Descriptors: Creativity, Problem Solving, High School Students, Learning Strategies
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Kirbulut, Zubeyde Demet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: Self-efficacy plays a crucial role in achievement; and thus, it is important to determine the factors affecting self-efficacy. It has been known that one's reflections and evaluations of their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors are of paramount importance in the development of self-efficacy. Therefore, the aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Efficacy, Chemistry, Science Instruction
Fuentes, Elizabeth B. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Research has shown that students with learning disabilities who have experienced consistent failures display low academic self-efficacy. Research has also demonstrated that self-efficacy is a key component in academic performance and motivation. Academic interventions are often used to target skill deficits for students with learning disabilities.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Mathematics Achievement
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Kaya, Deniz; Bozdag, Hüseyin Cihan – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2016
The main objective of this study is to determine the predictive power of mathematics self-efficacy resources and perception of science self-efficacy on academic achievement. The study, adopting a relational screening model, was conducted with a total of 698 students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade level of a state secondary school. Mathematics…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Education, Predictor Variables, Grade 6
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