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Book Review: Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students

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Abstract


  • What is self-efficacy, why is it worthy of attention in higher education, how are selfefficacy

    beliefs linked to teaching and learning excellence and what is “excellence”

    anyway? These are some points of discussion found in the first few pages of Laura

    Ritchie’s book, directing the reader towards strategies in later chapters that are drawn

    from real-life situations aimed at helping the practitioner recognise and apply principles

    for building strong self-efficacy beliefs in their students. The author argues that the

    impact of self-efficacy on learning is “fundamental to everything” (p. vii); she writes

    from her years of teaching and research in higher education, and as a recipient of a UK

    National Teaching Fellow award.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Delahunty, J. (2016). Book Review: Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 13 (1), 1-2.

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  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1747&context=asdpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/asdpapers/732

Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 2

Volume


  • 13

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • What is self-efficacy, why is it worthy of attention in higher education, how are selfefficacy

    beliefs linked to teaching and learning excellence and what is “excellence”

    anyway? These are some points of discussion found in the first few pages of Laura

    Ritchie’s book, directing the reader towards strategies in later chapters that are drawn

    from real-life situations aimed at helping the practitioner recognise and apply principles

    for building strong self-efficacy beliefs in their students. The author argues that the

    impact of self-efficacy on learning is “fundamental to everything” (p. vii); she writes

    from her years of teaching and research in higher education, and as a recipient of a UK

    National Teaching Fellow award.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Delahunty, J. (2016). Book Review: Fostering Self-Efficacy in Higher Education Students. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 13 (1), 1-2.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1747&context=asdpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/asdpapers/732

Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 2

Volume


  • 13

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Australia