SEMESTER FALL 2019
Sports Psychology (PSY407)
Assignment No. 01
Due Date: November 18 , 2019
Upon the completion of assignment, students will be able to develop better understanding of elements
effective in developing self-efficacy
The assignment is based on the “Bandura’s Theory of Self-Efficacy”. Self-Efficacy is one’s believe about one self about how to organize and achieve goals”. You are required to read the given scenarios carefully. After reading, identify the fundamental element in developing self-efficacy in each scenario and give sound justification.
The batting coach of Ahmed told him that he must experience success in order for self-efficacy to develop. As a beginner he may not be successful on every ball or match but Ahmed’s coach encourages him in order to succeed.
In an interview Virat Kohli said that being a new batsman it was an honor to be a part of a team in which a legendry batsman Sachin Tendulkar was playing. Observing him and being with him as a role model was a great learning experience. We have seen him to do hard work in order to succeed.
Imran Khan once said one thing that helped the team to win the world cup 1992. It was that he told himself and his team, “we have to win; failure or fear to failure is not an option”. This believes and words help the entire team. A constant buck up to team that yes we can win was a reason to win.
Dhoni is known to be an emotionally composed player. He knows when to be aggressive and to be calm and how to manage the emotions of his team in order to win.
You are supposed to use the following tabular format:
|Scenario No.||Identification of the fundamental element of self-efficacy (2)||Justifications (3)|
|Scenario no 1|
|Scenario no 2|
|Scenario no 3|
|Scenario no 4|
Each character carries 5 Marks
2 Marks for identification 3 Marks for justification
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