A clarification of the meaning of ‘self-efficacy’ | Steven Watson

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This post is a response the Andrew Davis’s healthy scepticism about the concept of self-efficacy. This was in response to a recent post:


So what I intend to do here is clarify its origins and meaning drawing on the work of Albert Bandura .

What happens when a pupil strongly believes that they will be successful at a mathematics task when in fact they have no chance of success?

— Andrew John Davis (@ded6ajd) June 28, 2017

Andrew’s first question…

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