Changes in Biology Self-Efficacy during a First-Year University Course

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Academic self-efficacy encompasses judgments regarding one's ability to perform academic tasks and is correlated with achievement and persistence. This study describes changes in biology self-efficacy during a first-year course. Students (n = 614) were given the Biology Self-Efficacy Scale at the beginning and end of the semester. The instrument consisted… (More)
DOI: 10.1187/cbe.15-04-0092

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@inproceedings{Ainscough2016ChangesIB, title={Changes in Biology Self-Efficacy during a First-Year University Course}, author={Louise Ainscough and Eden Foulis and Kay Colthorpe and Kirsten Zimbardi and Melanie Robertson-Dean and Prasad Chunduri and Lesley J Lluka}, booktitle={CBE life sciences education}, year={2016} }