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Academic Self-Efficacy Scale ASE

 

Overview

The Academic Self-Efficacy Scale is an application of Self-Efficacy Theory to examine the relationship between self-efficacy and academic performance using 8-items rated on a 7-point scale.

The work of Chemers et al. (2001) has been widely cited.

Format

The 8-items are rated on a 7-point Likert-type scale ranging from 1 = Very Untrue to 7 = Very True.

Sample Items

2. I know how to take notes.

6. I usually do very well in school and at academic tasks.

 Reliability, Validity, and Other Research notes

In the article describing the development and use of the ASE, the authors observed: “As predicted, academic self-efficacy was significantly and directly related to academic expectations and academic performance.” (Chemers et al., 2001, p. 61)

 Sutton etal. (2011) reported alpha of .83 in their study of academic self-esteem and personal strengths. ASE was highly positively correlated with ACT scores (.24) and GPA (.39).

An Arabic version of the ASE developed by Almohazie (2018) revealed Cronbach’s alphas of .935 for men and .918 for women. The average item mean was 5.38 ( SD  = 1.14).

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Availability of the ASE:  Contact person is Martin Chemers, Professor Emeritus, at University of California, Santa Cruz mchemers@ucsc.edu 

KEY WORDS: Academic Self-Efficacy, Academic achievement, personal strengths, self-concept, self-esteem

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A related scale link: Academic Self-Efficacy for Students 

 References

Almohazie, M. F. (2018). Reliability and validity of an Arabic translation of academic self-efficacy scale (ASE) on students at King Faisal University. Available from Wayne State University Dissertations. 1910. https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/oa_dissertations/1910

Chemers, M. M., Hu, L., & Garcia, B. F. (2001). Academic self-efficacy and first-year college student performance and adjustment. Journal of Educational Psychology, 93, 55-64.

Sutton, G. W., Phillips, S., Lehnert, A. B., Bartle, B. W., & Yokomizo, P. (2011). Strengths, academic self-efficacy, admission test scores, and GPA in a Christian university sample. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 30, 28-36.  Academia Link    Research Gate Link

CLICK FOR FREE DOWNLOAD of Sutton et al. article using the Academic Self-Efficacy Scale


 Read More about Self-Efficacy and its relationship to Self-Concept

Books about self-efficacy

You Can Learn by Brown & Ferriter


The Role of Global Self-esteem and Academic Self-efficacy in Students' Academic Achievements by Lovell





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