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Self-Efficacy Questionnaire

 
     
  Below is a list of academic behaviors. How much confidence do you have in doing these behaviors? Rate your confidence using this scale:  
   
  A B C D E 1. Spending more time studying than most of my friends
A B C D E 2. Making accurate inferences when I read texts
A B C D E 3. Understanding what I read in classic literature
A B C D E 4. Learning formulas, names, and dates
A B C D E 5. Taking tests that require definitions
A B C D E 6. Storing detailed information in my memory
A B C D E 7. Finding the right words for expressing my ideas in memory
A B C D E 8. Taking tests that ask me to compare different concepts
A B C D E 9. Learning how to study for most courses
A B C D E 10. Reading critically
A B C D E 11. Figuring out the meaning of new words from their context
A B C D E 12. Figuring out practical applications of new concepts
A B C D E 13. Getting good grades on term papers
A B C D E 14. Forming a good guess even when I don't know the answer
A B C D E 15. Writing a summary of important points in an article I read
A B C D E 16. Stating the underlying message of films and readings
A B C D E 17. Taking tests that require critical evaluation
A B C D E 18. Taking exams that require a lot of factual information
A B C D E 19. Seeing the difference between apparently similar ideas
A B C D E 20. Having a good memory for class material
A B C D E 21. Taking essay tests
A B C D E 22. Memorizing material even when I don't understand it
A B C D E 23. Memorizing material from a text
A B C D E 24. Memorizing material from class notes
A B C D E 25. Identifying what my teachers think is important
A B C D E 26. Reviewing and revising my notes soon after taking them
A B C D E 27. Evaluating my progress in courses
A B C D E 28. Rewarding myself for studying by taking a break
A B C D E 29. Having a regular place to study
A B C D E 30. Maintaining a daily schedule of study hours
A B C D E 31. Having regular, weekly review periods
A B C D E 32. Finding a place to study without distractions
A B C D E 33. Treating myself after doing well on a test
A B C D E 34. Allocating my studying according to the demands of different courses
A B C D E 35. Praising myself for doing a good job studying
A B C D E 36. Keeping notes about content I got wrong on a test
A B C D E 37. Reviewing my work to see if the ideas are correct
A B C D E 38. Making an outline of all material covered in a course
A B C D E 39. Breaking an assignment into steps
A B C D E 40. Evaluating my progress at each step
A B C D E 41. Using a dictionary
A B C D E 42. Reading beyond course assignments
A B C D E 44. Using a thesaurus
A B C D E 45. Using the computer reference system at the library
A B C D E 46. Using the reference books in the library
A B C D E 47. Using the library card catalog
 
     
 
What do you expect your grade point average will be this semester? _______
 
 
What are your academic strengths?
 
 
What are your academic weaknesses?
 
 
Which class or classes do you think you will enjoy most this semester?
 
 
Which class or classes do you think will pose the greatest challenge to you?
 
 
 
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