Fostering Student Self-Efficacy in Higher Education

Document Type

Conference Presentation

Publication Date

Winter 11-3-2021


This event took place as part of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching's Seminar Series 2021/22. Event Brochure and bios are available here.

Event Recording is here.


A number of interactive exercise took place during the event. Please see Padlets below, (all answers are anonymous)

Padlet 1:

Padlet 2

Padlet 3


Dr Laura Ritchie

Dr Moira Maguire

Oisin Hassan


Useful Resources

Glanville, G.A. (2020) ‘Cultivating Computer Programming Self-Efficacy Through Supportive Social and Self-Regulated Learning Strategies for First Year Students in Higher Education.'

Maguire, M., Everitt-Reynolds, A.E. and Delahunt, B. (2013) ‘Self-efficacy in academic reading and writing, authorial identity and learning strategies in first year students’, All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 5(1), pp. 1111–1117.

National Student Engagement Programme (2021) Steps to Partnership: A Framework for Authentic Student Engagement in Decision-Making. National Student Engagement Programme

Ritchie, L. (2015) Fostering self-efficacy in higher education students. London ; New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan in the US is a division of St Martins Press LLC.

Ritchie, L. (2021) Yes I Can: Learn to use the power of self-efficacy. 1st edn. Effic Research Limited.