Practice Category: Self-Efficacy

Feeling self-efficacy – which involves having confidence in and estimation of one’s abilities – is important for persistence and success in academic fields. Research indicates that students from different groups can have different levels of self-efficacy when it comes to their abilities, and that the experience of identity threat can contribute to low-levels of self-efficacy among students. In this section you will find practice recommendations that can help bolster students’ self-efficacy.


Authors: Krysti Ryan, Katie Boucher, Christine Logel, Mary Murphy.

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