publication . Other literature type . Article . 1993

Perceived Self-Efficacy in Cognitive Development and Functioning

Albert Bandura;
  • Published: 01 Mar 1993
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
In this article, I review the diverse ways in which perceived self-efficacy contributes to cognitive development and functioning. Perceived self-efficacy exerts its influence through four major processes. They include cognitive, motivational, affective, and selection processes. There are three different levels at which perceived self-efficacy operates as an important contributor to academic development. Students' beliefs in their efficacy to regulate their own learning and to master academic activities determine their aspirations, level of motivation, and academic accomplishments. Teachers' beliefs in their personal efficacy to motivate and promote learning affe...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Developmental and Educational Psychology, Affect (psychology), Academic achievement, Pedagogy, Business intelligence, business.industry, business, Cognition, Self-efficacy, Cognitive development, Academic development, Social psychology, Psychology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 1993

Perceived Self-Efficacy in Cognitive Development and Functioning

Albert Bandura;