Mathematics Self-Efficacy

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Li, Toland & Usher (nd) examined the psychometric properties of the Mathematics Skills Self-efficacy scales (MSSE), designed specifically for evaluating middle grades (in the Southeastern United States) students’ judgments about their capabilities to successfully solved different types of mathematics problems. They found out that the MSSE can be reduced to four categories and that the meaning of each category of the modified 4 response scale is not equal to the original 6-point version. In 2013, they developed an instrument to measure mathematical self-efficacy of college students studying traditional mathematics and use of mathematics programs in UK. Their findings suggest that the multidimensional model fits the data significantly better
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