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Su, Xiaoxia; Xiang, Ping; McBride, Ron E.; Liu, Jiling; Thornton, Michael A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
This study examined at-risk boys' social self-efficacy and physical activity self-efficacy within Bandura's self-efficacy framework. A total of 97 boys, aged between 10 and 13 years, attending a summer sports camp completed questionnaires assessing their social self-efficacy, physical activity self- efficacy, prosocial behaviors, and effort.…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Males, Self Efficacy, Physical Activities
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Tärning, Betty; Silvervarg, Annika; Gulz, Agneta; Haake, Magnus – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2019
This study examines the effects of teachable agents' expressed self-efficacy on students. A total of 166 students, 10- to 11-years-old, used a teachable agent-based math game focusing on the base-ten number system. By means of data logging and questionnaires, the study compared the effects of high vs. low agent self-efficacy on the students'…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Mathematics Instruction
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Schukajlow, Stanislaw; Achmetli, Kay; Rakoczy, Katrin – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2019
The development of multiple solutions for a given problem is important for learning mathematics. In the present intervention study, we analyzed whether prompting students to construct multiple solutions (more precisely: prompting them to apply multiple mathematical procedures to real-world problems) and prior self-efficacy influenced students'…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Cave, Paul N.; Evans, Norman W.; Dewey, Dan P.; Hartshorn, K. James – ELT Journal, 2018
The present study investigated the relationship between student use of self-efficacy-building strategies through motivational partnerships and student levels of self-efficacy and motivation in an adult intensive English programme in the United States. The extent to which self-efficacy influenced motivation was also examined. After being organized…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Partnerships in Education, Intensive Language Courses, Student Motivation
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Lannin, Daniel G.; Guyll, Max; Cornish, Marilyn A.; Vogel, David L.; Madon, Stephanie – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2019
This study tested whether high counseling self-efficacy was associated with less physiologic stress for student helpers facing difficult helping situations. A total of 225 students completed a counseling self-efficacy measure before providing supportive help. During this time, participants' blood pressure and heart rate were evaluated. Between the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Correlation, Physiology, Stress Variables
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Filippou, Kalypso – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This study analyzes students' academic self-efficacy while studying in international master's degree programs in Finland. The primary aim is to determine if students' self-efficacy varies depending on their field of study and nationality. This study contributes to the research on students' self-efficacy in an international academic context with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Malinauskas, Romualdas K. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
In this study, the effectiveness of training module on enhancing self-efficacy in teacher education students was investigated. Sixty-eight (68) teacher education students (M age = 22.74; SD = 0.57) participated in this study, 36 of whom were assigned to an experimental group and the other 32 were assigned to a control group. The training module on…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Education, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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da Cunha Moreira, Thaline; Ambiel, Rodolfo A. M. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
This study aimed to test a theoretical model of self-efficacy applied to the context of professional choice, verifying the sources of self-efficacy as predictors of self-efficacy beliefs and self-efficacy beliefs as antecedents of vocational exploratory behavior. A total of 388 high school students from public and private schools in the state of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Career Choice, Predictor Variables
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Ramos Salazar, Leslie; Hayward, Stephen L. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2018
This study investigated whether self-efficacy influenced students' educational outcomes in introductory-level economics courses. First, this study investigated the correlations between problem-solving self-efficacy, academic self-efficacy, and motivation. Second, this study investigated whether problem-solving and academic self-efficacy served as…
Descriptors: College Students, Problem Solving, Self Efficacy, Student Motivation
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Butts, C. Missy; Gutierrez, Daniel – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2018
The authors examined the influence of dispositional mindfulness and personal distress on counseling self-efficacy among 162 counseling students. Results indicated that dispositional mindfulness and personal distress accounted for significant variance in counseling self-efficacy. These findings suggest that internal dispositions may facilitate or…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Counselor Training, Self Efficacy, Emotional Disturbances
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Wang, Chih-hsuan; Harrison, Jamie; Cardullo, Victoria; Lin, Xi – Journal of International Students, 2018
One of the major challenges for international students to pursue academic goals in the United States is English language proficiency, which often negatively affects academic success. Even students with confidence in their English language proficiency encounter challenges using English in class. Previous research indicates self-efficacy positively…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English Language Learners, Language Proficiency, Self Efficacy
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Tan, Shiu Kuan; Chellappan, Kalaivani – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
This study investigated the validity and reliability of scores on the instrument employing Rasch analysis in a sample of 299 Malaysian adolescents aged between 16 and 19 and provided further evidence for the validity among the sub-constructs: social self-efficacy, academic self-efficacy, and emotional self-efficacy.
Descriptors: Test Validity, Test Reliability, Self Efficacy, Questionnaires
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Malm, Esther Kweiki; Henrich, Christopher; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel – Journal of School Violence, 2017
This study investigated associations of general and specific parental self-efficacy factors with bullying and peer victimization behaviors among 142 fourth and fifth graders and their parents. Using structural equation modeling, exploratory factor analysis was used to examine one general parenting self-efficacy measure and a bullying-specific…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Elementary School Students, Self Efficacy
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Bingöl, Tugba Yilmaz; Batik, Meryem Vural; Hosoglu, Rumeysa; Firinci Kodaz, Aynur – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between self-efficacy, a concept that has an important role in human life, and different demographic variables and the predictive roles of psychological resilience and positivity on self- efficacy. The research was carried out with 844 students studying at four different universities in…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology), Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables
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McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
To extend current understanding of school-based agriculture teacher development, this study explored the relationship between teacher development experiences and the self-efficacy of early career agriculture teachers. Three teacher development experiences were of interest: (a) preservice coursework, (b) student teaching, and (c) professional…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Student Teaching, Faculty Development
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