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-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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The result supports the study hypotheses "Perceived parental attachment (e.g., affective quality of attachment, parental fostering of autonomy, and parenting role in providing emotional support) positively predicted self-efficacy among students".
Table 4 Mean, Standard Deviation and t-Value on Perceived Parental Attachment and Self-Efficacy Among Students (Boys and Girls; N = 120)
Bandura (1977) defined self-efficacy as individuals' belief in their ability to produce certain outcomes through their behavior and actions.
As individuals with high occupational self-efficacy are intrinsically motivated to pursue their goals, and believe that they are capable of meeting job demands, this triggers a high level of engagement in their work (Luthans & Youssef, 2007).
Keywords: Academic Self-efficacy, Academic achievement, Pre service teacher training, Self-supporting programs.
The researchers examined how a variety of factors affected adolescents' self-efficacy -- a person's belief that they have the ability to overcome challenges and be successful, similar to self-confidence.
(2017) studied the impact of depression, self-efficacy and distress on diabetes self-care practices.
This study is conducted to explore the differences among the self-efficacy beliefs of mentees (primary student teachers) with their mentors (in-service primary teachers) and the self-efficacy of teachers concerning their experience.
Measuring Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulation in Online Courses
This self-affirmation constitutes an important component of Bandura's (1997) social cognitive theory, the self-efficacy belief that we use to exert a measure of control over our environments.