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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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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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Hamilton, Kyra; Warner, Lisa M.; Schwarzer, Ralf – Health Education & Behavior, 2017
Objectives: Physical activity, including some form of vigorous activity, is a key component of a healthy lifestyle in young people. Self-efficacy and social support have been identified as key determinants of physical activity; however, the mechanism that reflects the interplay of these two factors is not well understood. The aim of the current…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Friendship, Self Efficacy, Peer Influence
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Gündogmus, Hatice Degirmenci – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine by different variables the self-efficacy of a teacher candidate for teaching first reading and writing in their 3rd and 4th year in the department of primary school teaching. In line with the purpose of the study, the self-efficacy levels of teacher candidates for teaching first reading and writing were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Reading Instruction
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Bingöl, Tugba Yilmaz – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
In this study, it was aimed to determine the variables affecting self-efficacy and cyber bullying. The participants of the study were 223 high school students. The data was collected through the use of self-administered questionnaires which were the General Self-efficacy Scale, the Gratitude Scale, the Early Memories of Warmth and Safeness Scale…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Questionnaires
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Tsai, Chun-Yen; Huang, Tai-Chu – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between adult self-efficacy in science and scientific competencies of Taiwanese citizens. Probability proportional to size sampling was used to select 1830 participants between the ages of 18 and 70. The research methods employed was survey research; analysis was conducted using hierarchical regression…
Descriptors: Adults, Self Efficacy, Competence, Gender Differences
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Çoknaz, Dilsad; Aktag, Isil – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
In this study computer self-efficacy of Turkish undergraduate sport management students was investigated. There were a total of 295 sport management students from three universities. Data were collected by survey which was developed by Compeau and Higgins, 1995, translated to Turkish and adapted for students by Aktag, 2013. The results showed that…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences, Computer Literacy, Self Efficacy
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Rocchino, Gabrielle H.; Dever, Bridget V.; Telesford, Alana; Fletcher, Kristen – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
This study examines academic self-efficacy and gender as predictors of internalizing and externalizing behaviors in adolescence. In addition, the role of gender was considered as a moderator in the relationship between academic self-efficacy and internalizing/externalizing difficulties. Participants were 4,318 predominantly African American,…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Self Efficacy, Prevention, Intervention
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Brown, Patrick L.; Concannon, James P.; Marx, Donna; Donaldson, Christopher W.; Black, Alicia – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
The purpose of this teacher research study is to ascertain students' interest in STEM and beliefs about STEM before and after STEM specific instruction, explore possible differences in STEM self-efficacy by gender, and explore differences in STEM self-efficacy by group role. Our primary data sources include a modified attitudinal survey and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Self Efficacy, STEM Education, Student Attitudes
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Bedel, Emine Ferda – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study is designed to explore academic motivation, academic self-efficacy and attitudes toward teaching in pre-service early childhood education teachers and to investigate the relationships among those variables. Data were gathered through questionnaires administered to 251 pre-service early childhood education teachers. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Motivation, Self Efficacy
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Hammack, Rebekah; Ivey, Toni – School Science and Mathematics, 2017
Research indicates that teacher efficacy influences student achievement and is situation specific. With the Next Generation Science Standards calling for the incorporation of engineering practices into K-12 classrooms, it is important to identify teachers' engineering teaching efficacy. A study of K-5 teachers' engineering self-efficacy and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Engineering Education, Self Efficacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Koyuncu, Bengisu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The aim of this study is to find out the extent to which pre-service teachers' life skills predict their sense of self-efficacy. The study employed a relational screening model within the quantitative research paradigm and included 195 pre-service teachers in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Pedagogical Formation Program. The data was collected…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Experience, Self Efficacy, Fine Arts
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Özer, Zekiye; Yetkin, Ramazan – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
The present study was conducted to scrutinize the relationship between academic procrastination behaviors and academic self-efficacy beliefs of pre-service English language teachers. The study also sought to explain whether gender and grade levels of the participants have an effect on their academic procrastination behaviors and academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Ebren Ozan, Cansu; Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this research is to determine whether there is a meaningful relationship between secondary school students' attitude and perception levels of self-efficacy oriented by research-inquiry and as well whether students' attitude and self-efficacy levels differ according to grade and gender. The working group of the study consist of 234…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Ramos Salazar, Leslie – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2018
Because business statistics students often experience a lack of statistical motivation, business educators need to understand the factors that influence students' motivation levels in undergraduate-level business statistics courses. The purpose of this study was to examine the role of math self-efficacy and self-compassion on students' motivation…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Self Efficacy, Statistics, Student Motivation
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