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.

self-ef·fi·ca·cy

(self-ef'i-kă-sē)
Belief that one is capable of accomplishing a behavior or developing a competency.

self-efficacy

in social cognitive theory, a person's belief in their ability to execute the behaviours necessary to achieve desired outcomes. In contrast to self-confidence, self-efficacy refers to beliefs about specific behaviours in specific situations. self-efficacy level the individual's beliefs about their expected level of performance attainment, ranging from easy to difficult, such as a tennis player's beliefs about the percentage of first serves they could successfully make in a match. self-efficacy strength the degree of certainty with which an individual expects to successfully execute a behaviour. See also outcome expectancy.

self-efficacy (selfˈ-eˑ·fi·k·sē),

adj positive subjective assessment of one's ability to cope with a given situation; sense of personal power.

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.
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Teacher Efficacy Scale (TES) was used to determine self efficacy of the teachers.
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Those with high self efficacy are seen as confident in their capabilities and produce sustained efforts to achieve their goals.
Hampton (2000) found significant relation of life satisfaction with self efficacy and health status in 100 Chinese individuals with spinal cord injuries.
A Study on the Correlation Between Self Efficacy and Foreign Language Learning Anxiety.
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In order to measure self-efficacy of dengue patients General Self Efficacy Scale, and Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS) was used to assess depression, anxiety and stress of dengue patients.
Social self efficacy also had an indirect effect through its positive relationship with academic self-efficacy.
According to Ozdemir (Ozdemir, 2008), teachers' personal judgements, self efficacy beliefs, and perceptions related to personal skills and abilities play important roles on teachers' and candidate teachers' carrying out quality teaching processes and overcoming the problems they face during teaching process.
All these findings confirm that entrepreneurship education can contribute to developing entrepreneurial self efficacy of the students, especially where the learner is exposed to the real situation.

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