Self-efficacy in the educational process (review of foreign studies)



The article provides an overview of foreign studies on self-efficacy in learning. Its theoretical basis is the concept of self-efficacy proposed by A. Bandura within the framework of social-cognitive personality theory. The article provides an overview of modern studies examining academic self-efficacy of learners, including those involved in distance learning. The relationship between academic self-efficacy and academic achievement of students is analyzed. Separately, the self- efficacy and collective efficacy of teachers, as well as their relationship with the academic success of students are considered.

General Information

Keywords: self-efficacy, collective efficacy, self-efficacy of learners, collective efficacy of learners, self- efficacy of teachers, collective efficacy of teachers

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

Article type: review article


For citation: Shilenkova L.N. Self-efficacy in the educational process (review of foreign studies) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2020. Vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 69–78. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2020090306. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Lyudmila N. Shilenkova, Methodist, Blended Learning Center, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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