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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Yilmaz, Hasan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of the present research is presenting the relationships between self-efficacy, fear of success and life satisfaction; and determining the predictive power fear of success and self-efficacy on life satisfaction. For this purpose, self-efficacy, fear of achievement and life satisfaction scales were implemented on 625 individuals. In the…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Fear, Self Efficacy, Success
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Arslan, Emel – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
This study investigates the effect of preschool teachers' collective self-efficacy. A study group consists of 172 preschool teachers who are working in public preschools affiliated with the Ministry of National Education in different cities of Turkey. In this study, teacher self-efficiency scale is employed to assess professional efficiency…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Camelo-Lavadores, Ana Karen; Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Pinto-Sosa, Jesus – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore for differences in the academic self-efficacy of Mexican high school students. A gird questionnaire was administered to 1,460 students form private and public schools. As expected, high achieving students showed significantly higher academic self-efficacy that their peers. However, interesting gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, High School Students, Questionnaires
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Cansoy, Ramazan; Polatcan, Mahmut; Parlar, Hanifi – World Journal of Education, 2018
In this study, 48 empirical studies on teacher self-efficacy published between 2000-2017 were reviewed in terms of certain basic characteristics, and the research trends were revealed in this area. According to the results obtained in the review, teacher self-efficacy studies in the Turkish context showed an increase in the course of time. Teacher…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Educational Technology
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Sezgin, Ferudun; Erdogan, Onur – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
This study explores the predictive influence of teachers' humility and forgiveness on their self-efficacy perceptions. The population of this research consists of teachers who work at public primary and secondary schools located in the central districts of Ankara, Turkey. The sample of the study is composed of 303 primary and secondary school…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, Elementary Secondary Education, Correlation
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Lin, Guan-Yu – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
This study has two central purposes: First, it examines not only the roles of gender and persistence in undergraduate computing majors' learning self-efficacy, computer self-efficacy, and programming self-efficacy but also Bandura's hypothesized sources of self-efficacy; second, it examines the influence of sources of efficacy on the three…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Persistence, Self Efficacy, Beliefs
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