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Promoting STEM Trainee Research Self-Efficacy: A Mentor Training Intervention

  title={Promoting STEM Trainee Research Self-Efficacy: A Mentor Training Intervention},
  author={A. R. Butz and Janet L Branchaw and C. Pfund and Angela M. Byars-Winston and Patrice Leverett},
  • A. R. Butz, Janet L Branchaw, +2 authors Patrice Leverett
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Self-efficacy, or an individual’s belief in his or her ability to successfully complete a given task, is a significant predictor of outcome expectations, interests, career aspirations, and persistence among undergraduate students in STEM fields. Despite the central role that efficacy beliefs play in STEM career choice and persistence, few training opportunities have used theoretical models like social cognitive career theory (SCCT) to help mentors learn how to support trainee research self… CONTINUE READING
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