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Erozkan, Atilgan; Dogan, Ugur; Adiguzel, Arca – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study investigated the relationship between self-efficacy, self-esteem, and subjective happiness. The study group is composed by 556 (291 female; 265 male) students who were studying at the pedagogical formation program at Mugla Sitki Kocman University. The data were collected by using the General Self-Efficacy Scale-Turkish Form,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Self Esteem, Psychological Patterns
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Fallan, Lars; Opstad, Leiv – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The present study examines the self-efficacy levels and self-efficacy strength for male and female students in a course in Principle of Economics. The groups of male and female students may be mutually heterogeneous when it comes to personality types in a business school (Fallan & Opstad, 2014). This study does not treat the gender groups as…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Personality Traits, College Students, Gender Differences
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Affuso, Gaetana; Bacchini, Dario; Miranda, Maria Concetta – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the contribution of school-related parental monitoring (SR-PM), self-determined motivation, and academic self-efficacy to academic achievement across time. The authors hypothesized that SR-PM would affect academic achievement indirectly via its effects on self-determined motivation and academic self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement
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Quinn-Nilas, Christopher; Milhausen, Robin R.; Breuer, Rebecca; Bailey, Julia; Pavlou, Menelaos; DiClemente, Ralph J.; Wingood, Gina M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
This study assessed a newly developed Sexual Communication Self-Efficacy Scale designed to measure the sexual communication self-efficacy of adolescent men and women. Three-hundred and seventy-four U.K. adolescents completed this new scale, along with several other validity measures. Factor analysis revealed that the Sexual Communication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rating Scales, Sexuality, Construct Validity
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Yüksel, Mehmet; Geban, Ömer – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study attempted to predict physics, chemistry, and biology and math course achievements of vocational high school students according to the variables of student self-efficacy, academic self-efficacy, state anxiety and trait anxiety. Study data were collected using a questionnaire administered to the students of a vocational high school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, High School Students
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Arslan, Okan; Isiksal-Bostan, Mine – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate beliefs and perceived self-efficacy beliefs of Turkish prospective elementary mathematics teachers in using origami in mathematics education. Furthermore, gender differences in their beliefs and perceived self-efficacy beliefs were investigated. Data for the current study was collected via Origami in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
Smith, Eric C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between veteran secondary school teacher perceptions of evaluation feedback and self-efficacy of instructional practice. This study recruited participants from two different school districts that have teacher evaluation systems differing on a number of factors. It was hypothesized that…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Self Efficacy
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Kiliç, Deniz Beste Çevik – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study aims to examine the computer anxiety and self-efficacy of music teachers in terms of different variables. The research is implemented on 124 music teachers. A personal information form and scales of Computer Anxiety and Self Efficacy are implemented on 124 music teachers. Data are analyzed with one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Anxiety, Self Efficacy
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Ahn, Hyun Seon; Usher, Ellen L.; Butz, Amanda; Bong, Mimi – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: The potential role of culture in the development and operation of self-efficacy has been acknowledged by researchers. Clearer understanding of this cultural impact will benefit from research that shows how the same efficacy information is evaluated across cultures. Aims: We tested whether two sources of self-efficacy information…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Self Efficacy, Feedback (Response), Information Sources
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Akar, Hüseyin; Dogan, Yildiz Burcu; Üstüner, Mehmet – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
This research aimed to investigate the relationships between positive and negative perfectionisms, self-handicapping, self-efficacy and academic achievement. For this purpose, an extensive literature review was conducted and a model was suggested. Structural equation model was employed to test the model. The study group of the research consisted…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Al-Harthi, Aisha Salim Ali – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
There is more need today for school leaders to be up-to-date with technology and its various uses in education. Enhancing self-efficacy in the use of technology is an expected role of educational leadership preparation programmes. This study investigated technological self-efficacy of a group of educators in leadership positions while…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Technological Literacy, Teacher Leadership
Backs, Annette – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this basic qualitative study was to examine online learner self-efficacy in terms of instructional strategies and course supports. Prior studies have focused primarily on factors within learners (e.g., motivation, satisfaction, achievement). The current study, with a foundation in adult learning theory, bridged the gap between…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Self Efficacy, Educational Strategies
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Yorganci, Serpil – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Nowadays, mobile learning (m-learning) presents new and powerful opportunities for effective teaching and learning. Two significant factors that serve in understanding if students accept m-learning technology are self-efficacy and attitudes towards m-learning usage. For this purpose, the present study investigated vocational college students'…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Vocational Education
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Padilla Rodriguez, Brenda Cecilia; Armellini, Alejandro – Open Praxis, 2017
Self-efficacy is a strong predictor of academic performance, and an area of interest for higher education institutions. This paper reports on a massive open online course (MOOC) on study skills, aimed at increasing self-efficacy. Participants (n = 32) were from Mexico and Colombia, with ages ranging from 21 to 45 years. At the beginning and the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Skill Development, Online Courses, Foreign Countries
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Mirick, Rebecca G.; Davis, Ashley – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Although statistics and research are key components of social work education, students are often described as reluctant consumers and users of statistics. Self-efficacy theory has been used to understand students' engagement with the statistical knowledge needed for practice. This quantitative study explores the relationship between self-efficacy,…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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