Artino, Dong, DeZee, Gilliland, Waechter, Cruess, Durning.
Self-efficacy is a personal belief in one’s capability to successfully execute the behaviors necessary to attain designated types of performances. Sometimes described as task-specific self-confidence, self-efficacy is a key component in many contemporary theories of motivation and learning. The...
1996;4:47-57. doi: 10.1177/106907279600400103.
Describes the development and evaluation of a short form of the widely used Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale (CDMSE). The CDMSE measures an individual's degree of belief that he or she can successfully complete tasks necessary to making career decisions....
1996;4:413-428. doi: 10.1177/106907279600400405.
This article begins with a brief overview of the theories underlying the development of the Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale (CDMSE; K. M. Taylor and N. E. Betz, 1983), specifically A. Bandura's self-efficacy (e.g., 1977) theory and J. O. Crites's...
2000;8:303-313. doi: 10.1177/106907270000800307.
The Research Outcome Expectations Questions (ROEQ) is a measure of outcomes one might expect to occur as a result of engaging in research activities. Though the ROEQ has good internal consistency, the underlying factor structure of the ROEQ had...
Brodzinski, Scherer, Goyer, Wiebe.
Investigated the dimensionality, reliability, and factor stability of 3 social-learning measures of education and training aspirations, career-entry expectations, and career task self-efficacy. Ss were 435 business administration students who were making career decisions. Results show career preference to be...
2010;43:168-187. doi: 10.1177/0748175610384809.
Conceptual differences between self-efficacy and ability self-estimate scores, used in vocational psychology and career counseling, were examined with confirmatory factor analysis, discriminate relations, and reliability analysis. Results suggest that empirical differences may be due to measurement error or scale...
2002;28:277-284. doi: 10.1023/A:1015146122546.
This study evaluated the Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form (CDMSE-SF) using the Career Commitment Scale (CCS) as a criterion measure. The study evaluated the CDMSE-SF by examining the internal consistency, and correlating the scale with measures of career commitment,...
Deemer, Smith, Thoman, Chase.
2014;22:489-504. doi: 10.1177/1069072713498683.
The Subjective Science Attitude Change Measures (SSACM; Stake & Mares, 2001) represent a collection of useful self-report tools for assessing change in high school students’ science attitudes as a function of a given motivational intervention. Despite the survey’s utility,...
2011;64:1001-1049. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6570.2011.01234.x.
This study clarifies the definition of calling—a consuming, meaningful passion people experience toward a domain—and develops a 12-item scale measure of calling. Drawing on multiwave longitudinal, 2-wave longitudinal, and cross-sectional data from 1,500 participants (2,278 observations) in 4 separate...
Enochs, Smith, Huinker.
2000;100:194-202. doi: 10.1111/j.1949-8594.2000.tb17256.x.
The Mathematics Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument (MTEBI) for preservice teachers resulted from the modification of the Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument STEBI-B. The MTEBI consists of 21 items, 13 items on the Personal Mathematics Teaching Efficacy (PMTE) subscale and...
Berreth, King, Schauer, Ward.
1996;4:457-477. doi: 10.1177/106907279600400408.
The Skills Confidence Inventory (SCI; N. E. Betz et al, 1996) General Confidence Theme (GCT) scores differentiated appropriately between members of 21 occupational groups. The GCT scales represent confidence in ability to perform tasks and complete courses in 6...
Lamb, Vallett, Annetta.
2014;23:641-657. doi: 10.1007/s10956-014-9491-y.
Despite an increased focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in U.S. schools, today’s students often struggle to maintain adequate performance in these fields compared with students in other countries (Cheek in Thinking constructively about science, technology, and...