Sources of Self-Efficacy in School: Critical Review of the Literature and Future Directions

@article{Usher2008SourcesOS,
  title={Sources of Self-Efficacy in School: Critical Review of the Literature and Future Directions},
  author={Ellen L. Usher and Frank M. Pajares},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={78},
  pages={751 - 796}
}
The purpose of this review was threefold. First, the theorized sources of self-efficacy beliefs proposed by A. Bandura (1986) are described and explained, including how they are typically assessed and analyzed. Second, findings from investigations of these sources in academic contexts are reviewed and critiqued, and problems and oversights in current research and in conceptualizations of the sources are identified. Although mastery experience is typically the most influential source of self… Expand
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