self-efficacy

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self-ef·fi·ca·cy

(self-ef'i-kă-sē),
A person's estimate or personal judgment of his or her own ability to succeed in reaching a specific goal, for example, quitting smoking or losing weight, or a more general goal, for example, continuing to remain at a prescribed weight level.
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self-ef·fi·ca·cy

(self-ef'i-kă-sē)
Belief that one is capable of accomplishing a behavior or developing a competency.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

self-ef·fi·ca·cy

(self-ef'i-kă-sē)
Person's estimate or personal judgment of his or her own ability to succeed in reaching a specific or more general goal.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Phase 1: In this phase, General Self Efficacy Scale by Schwarzer and Jerusalem (1995) was administered individually to all the subjects.
It is against this background that this study was conceived to find out if self efficacy can predict occupational stress of primary school teachers.
ERIC Descriptors: Self Efficacy; Beliefs; Influences; Reputation; Secondary School Students; Grade 11; Self Concept Measures; Gender Differences; School Location; Leadership Styles; Intellectual Disciplines; Institutional Characteristics; School Choice; Academic Ability; Correlation; Multiple Regression Analysis; Foreign Countries
Identity Self-esteem was not significantly correlated with the General or Social Self efficacy.
Self efficacy, then, for Bandura is a judgment of one's ability to organize and execute given types of performances.
Hampton (2000) found significant relation of life satisfaction with self efficacy and health status in 100 Chinese individuals with spinal cord injuries.
To measure the students' science teaching self efficacy perception, students completed the STEBI-B (Enoch & Riggs, 1990) at the beginning and end of each course.
ERIC Descriptors: Self Efficacy; Grade 5; Anxiety; Elementary Education; Mathematics; Science Instruction; Student Attitudes; Correlation; Classroom Environment; Intervention; Mathematics Instruction; Research; Instructional Effectiveness; Elementary School Mathematics
The Mentoring Self-Efficacy Instrument was developed to measure mentors' self efficacy regarding six aspects of mentoring; general mentoring relationship, classroom teaching practices, quality feedback, mediation, impact on mentee, and school organization.
ERIC Descriptors: Foreign Countries; Teacher Attitudes; Computer Attitudes; Correlation; Females; Self Efficacy; Secondary School Students; Secondary School Teachers; Anxiety; Males; Elementary School Students; Elementary School Teachers; Private Schools; Gender Differences; Age Differences; Computer Use; Computer Literacy; Computer Mediated Communication; Student Attitudes; Statistical Analysis; Comparative Analysis; Predictor Variables
The history of self efficacy begins within Bandura's (1977) social learning theory that was renamed social cognitive theory in 1986.
The instrument used for the study was Academic Self Efficacy Scale adapted from Sander and Sanders (n.d.).

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