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50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: EJ638726
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Academic Self-Efficacy and First-Year College Student Performance and Adjustment.
Chemers, Martin M.; Hu, Li-tze; Garcia, Ben F.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v93 n1 p55-64 Mar 2001
Examines the effects of academic self efficacy and optimism on students' academic performance, stress, health, and commitment to remain in school. Results reveal that academic self efficacy and optimism were strongly related to performance and adjustment, both directly on academic performance and indirectly through expectations and coping perceptions on classroom performance, stress, health, and overall satisfaction and commitment to remain in school. (Contains 53 references and 2 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Optimism