Self-efficacy as a predictor of academic performance in science.

  title={Self-efficacy as a predictor of academic performance in science.},
  author={Sharon Andrew},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={27 3},
Nursing students have traditionally experienced difficulties with the science subjects in nursing curricula, and irrespective of the institution conducting a nursing programme, this trend appears to be continuing. A satisfactory means of predicting academic performance in these subjects will facilitate the development of educational strategies designed to assist students overcome their difficulties. In this study, an instrument called the Self-Efficacy for Science (SEFS) was developed and… CONTINUE READING