Students’ Intuition-Based Self-Efficacy and Evidence-Based Self-Efficacy towards Their Oral Presentation

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Piyarat Wattananan
Saowaluck Tepsuriwong

Abstract

Self-efficacy has a profound effect on learners’ performance, especially, in speaking skills and oral presentations as they require many more skills other than language knowledge. This study aims to investigate students’ intuition-based and evidencebased self-efficacy in oral presentations. The study was conducted with 24 subjects. They were asked to do a questionnaire and to report their intuition-based selfefficacy in their oral presentations. Later, the same questionnaire was used to rate their self-efficacy after the actual performance. The results showed that the levels of intuition-based self-efficacy were significantly higher than that of evidence-based self-efficacy in all three components of the presentation: language, delivery and organization. Evidence from the students’ actual performance strongly affected their self-efficacy suggesting that there is a bidirectional relationship between them and that evidence plays important roles in improving students’ performance.

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Wattananan, P., & Tepsuriwong, S. (2015). Students’ Intuition-Based Self-Efficacy and Evidence-Based Self-Efficacy towards Their Oral Presentation. REFLections, 20, 1-18. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/reflections/article/view/113976
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