outcome expectancy


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outcome expectancy

in social cognitive theory, a person's expectations about the consequences of an action.
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Our results complement those found in the study by Ferrier, Dunlop, and Blanchard (2010), who used a single-dimension measure of outcome expectation among persons with MS suggesting that outcome expectancy was associated with increased physical activity levels and may be a potential source of motivation for increasing physical activity in this population.
Concurrent criterion-related validity was determined with Pearson correlation by correlating three self-report physical activity behaviors scales with self-efficacy and outcome expectancy subscales, respectively.
When unique outcomes were arranged in the conditional discriminative choice task, empirical data supported the notion that a unique outcome expectancy was formed for each unique outcome (e.
Although it was evident that the positive relationship between self-efficacy and outcome expectancy is promising (Corcoran & Rutledge, 1989; Kirsch, 1982; Williams, Anderson, & Winnet, 2005), Bandura (1997) argued that the relationship between self-efficacy and outcome expectancy depends on how tightly contingencies between actions and outcomes are structured in a given domain of functioning.
Thus, with a four point Lykert-type scale in effect, student and teacher responses were summed first by the four constructs in order to determine efficacy and outcome expectancy level.
In order to reach the goal of enhancing prospective teachers' sense of efficacy toward mathematics and science, including both personal teaching efficacy and teaching outcome expectancy, teacher preparation programs and their faculty members should rethink the program design, the curriculum structure, the content provided, and the pedagogy used in preparing them to teach mathematics and science.
The outcome expectancy model also distinguishes between "craving" and "urges.
Mean ratings for self-efficacy and outcome expectancy variables across creatine use are presented in Table 2.
This investigation, examined the impact of the student teaching semester on preservice elementary teachers' personal efficacy and outcome expectancy beliefs in science teaching.
Riggs and Enochs (1990) devised the Science Teaching Efficacy Beliefs (STEB) Instrument, which is composed of two scales, the Personal Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Scale (PSTEB) and the Science Teaching Outcome Expectancy Scale (STOE), to measure practising elementary school teachers' sense of science teaching efficacy.
Bandura (1977) defined self-efficacy as a cognitive motivational construct that involves two components, outcome expectancy and self-efficacy.
Lee and Bobko (1994) suggested that single-item measures may be interpreted as assessing confidence in outcome expectancy rather than self-efficacy.