The degree to which knowledge, skills and competences can be used in a new occupational or educational environment, and/or to be validated and certified.
An alternative to the term self-confidence. Unlike self-confidence, which is a global feeling of being able to accomplish most tasks, self-efficacy is focused on a specific task and represents the feeling of being able to accomplish that task, which in this context is success in adult learning.
The expressed purposes of a learner when he/she is enrolled in a learning programme which create a base-line from which to measure progress in learning.
- Lapa 1