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Student Self-Efficacy

 


Assessment name:  STUDENT SELF-EFFICACY SCALE

* Note. This post has been updated to provide an available measure of student self-efficacy.

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Scale overview: The student self-efficacy scale is a 10-item measure of self-efficacy. It was developed using data from university nursing students in the United States.

Authors: Melodie Rowbotham and Gerdamarie Schmitz

Response Type: A four-choice rating scale as follows:

1 = not at all true

2 = hardly true

3 = moderately true

4 = exactly true

 Self-efficacy is the perception that a person can act in a way to achieve a desired goal. 

Scale items

There are 10 items. Examples:

I am confident in my ability to learn, even if I am having a bad day.

If I try hard enough, I can obtain the academic goals I desire.

 

Psychometric properties

The authors reported that their sample scores ranged from 25 to 40 with a scale mean of 34.23 (SD = 3.80. Internal consistency was high at alpha = .84.

The authors reported the results of a principal components analysis, which offered some support for a one-dimensional scale.

 Read more about the psychology of self-efficacy.

Availability:

The full set of 10 items can be found in the article— see the reference.

 

Reference for the scale

Rowbotham, M. & Schmitz, G.S. (2013). Development and validation of a student self-efficacy scale. Journal of Nursing Care, 2:1. Doi: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000126.

https://www.hilarispublisher.com/open-access/development-and-validation-of-a-student-self-efficacy-scale-2167-1168.1000126.pdf

 

Notes

The scale was developed on a small sample of young university students. The authors built the scale following the theory developed by Bandura and considered items from a related measure. See their literature review for details.

At the time of this review, the full article with the items was available for downloading as a pdf file.



How to cite this post (updated post, 2023)

Sutton, G. W. (2023, May 4). Student Self-efficacy Scale. Assessment, Statistics, and Research. Retrieved from https://statistics.suttong.com/2020/11/academic-self-efficacy-scale-for.html 



RELATED MEASURES OF SELF-EFFICACY

Academic Self-Efficacy Scale      ASE

General Self-Efficacy Scale       GSE

Mathematics Self-Efficacy and Anxiety Questionnaire      MSEAQ

  Reading Self-Efficacy Scales  >>     RSES


  Spiritual Modeling Self-Efficacy Scale >>  SMSE

   

   Diet Self-efficacy Scale >>   DIET-SE








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