Current Statistics Self-efficacy (CSE)
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Publication: Finney, S.J., & Schraw, G. (2003). Self-efficacy beliefs in college statistics courses. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 28, 161 – 186.
Population: Introductory statistics students.
Description: Current statistics self-efficacy is defined as “confidence in one’s ability to solve specific tasks related to statistics”. Respondents are asked to rate their current confidence to complete 14 specific tasks related to statistics (i.e., “Interpret the probability value from a statistical procedure”) using a 1 (no confidence at all) to 6 (complete confidence) response scale.
Psychometric Properties: Scores from the 14 items were unidimensional, demonstrated adequate reliability (a > .90) and related in hypothesized ways to theoretically-related constructs (e.g., anxiety, attitudes towards statistics).
Location: "Self-efficacy to Learn Statistics" items: http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~iase/cblumberg/finney1.pdf (in PDF format) or http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~iase/cblumberg/finney1.doc (in Word format).
  "Current Statistics Self-efficacy" items: http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~iase/cblumberg/finney2.pdf (in PDF format) or http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~iase/cblumberg/finney2.doc (in Word format).
   
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